Edenville Post Office

The Edenville Post Office was established in 1868 and was located inside the general store on Water Road until the mid-1970s. … More Edenville Post Office


Alfred Levely

Alfred Levely, 1871-1940 Artist, Local Historian, Shopkeeper Sculptor and poet Alfred Levely was locally known for both his artistic talent and his encyclopedic knowledge of local history and lumbering lore.  He created painted concrete sculptures featuring northern Michigan themes and then displayed them in the yard adjacent to his gas station on M-30 to attract … More Alfred Levely


Wright and Ketcham Lumber Company established company headquarters in Hope Township between Averill and Hope. They called their town Ketchamville, later shortened to Ketcham, after the junior partner Phillip H. Ketcham. Wright and Ketcham began purchasing tracts of pine land around 1878. This was the largest pine timber operation in the Saginaw Valley, with a … More Ketchamville