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Above – Holland Park with an artist’s conception of the new pavilion that is slated to be completed in time for the weekend of Juneteenth and Father’s Day.  To learn more, visit this link: features a community calendar, church directory, index of Albion websites, interactive maps, history of the area, and more.

Looking for some green space to get some fresh air?  If so then you’ve come to the right place!  Each of Albion’s 17 parks has a story related to the people of Albion. 

Albion’s Outdoor Spaces

Victory Park – with its iconic waterfall shown above, was begun with a plan in the year 1919 in honor and memory of our soldiers and sailors who served in World War I.  Victory Park is also the home of Albion’s “Sledding Hill,” and the Victory Park bandshell, where free music is offered many summer Sunday evenings. Learn more about the waterfall in Victory Park here:

Holland Park, named for Robert Holland, honors those who worked to bring about equity in the education of Albion’s youth. This park was once the home of a segregated school in Albion.  Learn more about Holland Park on this link:

Albion’s residents and visitors enjoy the use of over 90 acres of land set aside for public use, plus 5 trails that pass through the community.  This web site includes information about the land, and the community resources of Albion, Michigan.  Learn more about the trails in Albion on this page:

Browse select articles and covers from The Recorder newspaper, and information about other local media including Albion e-news. 

Our older website,, with the brick background was begun in 1995, and this includes more Albion history from Frank Passic.

Visit the index of helpful Albion websites for all of those links.

Local News

Special Election May 4, 2021

Special Election May 4, 2021

The results of the election from May 4 are in. The City of Albion Recreation Millage was passed with 377 votes Yes and 154 No votes.  The turnout was 9.82% of all registered voters in ... Read More
Historical Marker for Mother's Day

Historical Marker for Mother’s Day

The first known observance of Mother's Day occurred on May 13, 1877, and was held in Albion, Michigan over a dispute related to the temperance movement. According to local legend, Albion pioneer Juliet Calhoun Blakeley ...
The Melting Pot Club - 1968

The Melting Pot Club – 1968

Albion’s designation as an “All-America City” for 1973 began with individuals in the community noticing problems. The application for the award mentioned several local initiatives and narrowed the field down to three, which earned this ...
Holland Park Pavilion Announcement April 2021

Holland Park Pavilion Announcement April 2021

It was a lovely day in spring, and Holland Park was more beautiful than ever. A big step was happening though, that brought together people from City Hall, Albion College, Schweitzer Inc., The Recorder Newspaper, ...
Holland Park Transformation

Holland Park Transformation

As the summer of 2021 draws near,  public outdoor meeting spaces are more appreciated than ever before.  The current Holland Park Transformation project, which began in 2014 offers a playground for children, exercise equipment for ...
Starr Commonwealth

Starr Commonwealth

The gateway at Starr has a plaque that describes the ongoing mission of Starr Commonwealth. "The Unfinished Work" ...
Albion Health Care Alliance

Albion Health Care Alliance

 AHCA promotes wellness, equitable access to health care, and care.  Their coordination enables people in the greater Albion community with navigation services and outreach programs. Programs include Healthy Babies Day, Sisters Influencing Society, and Audiology Services.Learn ...

Trails and Community Engagement

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