Ketchamville

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