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.
Click any of the images below to access a printable pdf of the General Guide.
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. Click any image to access a printable pdf.
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: http://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.
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 of the General Guide were bi-monthly, quarterly or monthly until 2019. Now in 2020 we decide to have a new midyear General Guide so that will be posted in mid July 2020. Also be watching for more archives of The Recorder, both front pages and also select stories.
Posts from General Guide – 2020
By MICHELLE MUELLER Contributing Writer ©The Recorder April 2, 2020 Albion resident Maurice Barry has already lost a first cousin to COVID-19. “I didn’t even
Albion Area Philanthropic Women offer support to Albion Food Hub Plans to Offer Special Dinners in Upgraded Dining Area
By Maggie LaNoue Contributing Writer March 19, 2020 A group of about 45 women met at the soon to be opened Senior Care Partners P.A.C.E.
By MICHELLE MUELLER Contributing Writer ©The Recorder February 13, 2020 This is the story of two awesome women with strong ties to the Albion community.
Leading Albion’s United Methodist Church Despite an Uncertain Future By SYLVIA BENAVIDEZ Contributing Writer For Pastor Leslee Fritz the needs of her congregation and neighborhood