TV Shows set in Michigan

What’s on the tube? Here’s a run-down, in chronological order, on eleven television shows, old and current, set (but not necessarily filmed) in the Great Lake State:

Home Improvement – Played for 8 seasons, running from 1991 to 1999 on ABC. Set in suburban Detroit, the show set off the acting career of Tim Allen, and by-the-way, began the t.v. acting career of Pamela Anderson, who played the “Tool Girl” on Allen’s show-within-a-show “Tool Time” before moving west to become a lifeguard on ...

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Movies filmed in Huron County

Another chilly March eve? How about hunkering down with a flick of the Thumb? Here are three films made in Huron County:

“Real Steel”, starring Hugh Jackman, takes place in 2020, when boxing has taken to using robots as combatants. Much of the action takes place at State Fairs and similar “quaint” locations, including several in Huron County.

Especially for this movie, a number of robots were constructed using the Animatronic model. Several different motion ...

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Currently Available Seasonal Campsites at Huron County Parks

It’s that time of the year when the availability of a seasonal campsite at one of the Huron County Parks is highest. Below is the current situation at all 6 county parks.

Please call 888-265-2583 for more information and to reserve a seasonal site.

  • There are no Seasonal sites currently available at Caseville Park.
  • There are no Seasonal sites currently available at Oak Beach Park
  • Here ...
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Books about the Thumb to thumb through on a winter’s night

What to do on a snowed-in day in Huron County? It’s a little too chilly to camp, and all that snow complicates that. How about a nice tome or two to while away the gray day? Here are a few suggestions, all should be available at your fine book store or website.

Huron County, Michigan by the Huron County Historical Society; this historical work focuses in on the histories of the Thumb communities of Bad Axe, Caseville,  Harbor Beach, Port Hope, Sebewaing, Port ...

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Huron County Parks Timeline for 2017

Now that the 2016 camping season has ended, it’s time to look ahead to the schedule for the upcoming year.

November 2016: The deadline for renewing seasonal sites has passed. All seasonal campers who are returning have paid their deposits. There are seasonal sites available at all of the county campgrounds. We are in the process of calling the folks on the waiting lists to fill those sites.

Reservations are open for VIP campers (based on the number of reservations made last ...

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RV Electrical Hookups

electrical1In terms of providing comfort, safety, health and recreation, the electrical system of your recreational vehicle is of paramount importance.

Almost all camping vehicles with their own electrical systems will use the power at 30 amps or at 50.To distinguish which is which, take a look at the power cord plug. 4 prongs in the plug denotes 50 amps, 3 prongs is the setup for ...

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Caseville Halloween Weekend

We have a fun-filled Halloween at Caseville Park this year. Put on your best costume, decorate your unit, and enjoy trick or treating, hayrides, face painting and more.


Schedule of Events

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Time: 10:00-12:00 Face Painting & Pumpkin Decorating (office)

Time: 10:00-11:45 Hayrides (office)

*Parents must accompany

Time: 10:00-12:00 Scavenger Hunt at the office

Time: 2:15-4:00 Hayrides & Face ...

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Bayview Mackinac Boat Race

One of the longest boat races on freshwater in the world runs right by the Thumb. The famous Bayview Mackinac Boat Race, put on by the Bayview Yacht Club of Detroit, is also one of the largest races, attracting more than 200 competing yachts for the most recent running, July 16-18, 2016.bayview2

Now starting in the southern end of Lake Huron, less than 5 miles to the north of Blue Water Bridge, the ...

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Wind Turbines of Huron County

A new wind turbine project has blown into Huron County, home of the majority of the state’s most robust onshore breezes. More than 100 miles of 345 kv power lines have been constructed to deliver the electricity to be generated by hundreds of new wind turbines that are being put into place throughout the Huron County area. The transmission line has been dubbed the “Thumb Loop”.

turbine02At the end of 2012 the initial ...

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