Mother’s Day 2020 might be a little different. See below for some gift ideas, local history about Mother’s Day in Albion and a new portrait of Juliet Calhoun Blakeley!
Local Gift Ideas for Mom from Albion businesses
Gift Certificates from Local Restaurants!
Jolly Green Junction Photo Tour – May 4
From Jolly Green Junction. Open 7 days a week and until 8 pm on weekdays and Saturdays. Click on a photo to go to their website.
Dickerson Music Company
If your mom is musically inclined, click below to get her a gift certificate to Dickerson Music Company!
History of Albion’s Mother of 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
Mother’s Day in Albion
This portrait of Juliette Calhoun Blakeley is in the Gardner House Museum. On May 13, 1877, the second Sunday of the month, Juliet Calhoun Blakeley
Mother’s Day History
Albion’s Mother’s Day Founder, Juliette Calhoun Blakeley is described on a historical marker near the library, on S. Ionia St and E. Erie. Few people
A Short Walking Tour from the year 2000
This timeless brochure was developed at the turn of the century and features a numbered pictorial tour. There are images and descriptions of the Molder
Riverside Cemetery Walking Tour
Riverside Cemetery has been the final resting place for the men and women of Albion since 1837. Take a tour of Riverside and learn about
Historical Marker Tour
Albion has a number of very interesting claims to fame, including the first known observance of Mother’s Day. Two songs written in Albion have historical
Last but not least, a new colorized portrait of Juliet Calhoun Blakeley.