Welcome to General Guide 2020, our 35th issue.* This annual edition was delivered in the Morning Star shopper newspaper to homes in Albion the weekend of January 4, 2020. It was also delivered to homes in Marshall as an insert in the Ad-Visor & Chronicle.
You can find the General Guide at the tourism centers in Albion, Battle Creek, and Marshall. Also most of the businesses listed on the back have some copies for the public.
To access the Google calendar of big Albion events click here. This page also is a hub of other Albion calendars.
General Guide 2020 is a double-wide edition due to the new content we have in collaboration with a number or organizations that participate.
Above – page 2 of the publication. We’ll be posting a printable pdf soon.
Trivia Questions from General Guide 2020.
1) Who was the man that Marshall residents defended so he could escape to freedom in Canada in 1863?
Another trivia question that people are searching for relates to Falling Waters Trail. See this article: https://albionmich.net/friend_of_falling_waters_trail/
Click here to see a “New” article posted now about the Falling Waters Park and one of the chiefs buried here.
See the newly posted article about The Purple Gang here. Part 1 – by Frank Passic.
SEARCH FOR CLUES
You may notice the references to trivia questions. We’ll be posting more clues in the near future.
Some of the information is already on the page and available by a search of the key terms.
A special thank you to all of the participating businesses and organizations that contribute to General Guide through the web marketing program. They will each have extra copies of General Guide 2020 by mid-January and throughout the year. More information about these organizations is available throughout this website. Click here to see the top sponsors.
We’ll be covering fun things to do in the Mid-Michigan region. One key project to watch for is the Coca-Cola mural restoration project. We’ll be posting information about the restoration expert very soon.
* Earlier issues were monthly or quarterly until 2019. We will be posting the archives in an updated system by the Spring. Also be watching for more archives of The Recorder, both front pages and also select stories.