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Local History

Image of Curwood Castle

Image of Durand Union Station

Portrait of James Oliver Curwood

James Oliver Curwood Owosso Carriage Company
Frederick Frieseke Estey Manufacturing
Thomas E. Dewey Woodard Furniture
POW Camp near Owosso Independent Stove Company
American Record Pressing Company  

Durand Union Station (includes the Michigan Railroad History Museum and Archives)

Owosso, Michigan National Historic District --This is a compilation of material gathered in 1976 or 1977 on various buildings in Owosso.  More recent pictures have also been added. The majority of the project focuses on the City of Owosso, south of King Street, north of Gute Street and Corunna Avenue, west of Gould Street, and east of Chipman Street; but there are exceptions. Current information on property within the city limits can be found on the the City of Owosso's website. The library is interested in obtaining older interior pictures of these buildings as well as verified historical information.

More information on the history of Shiawassee County

History of Shiawassee and Clinton counties, Michigan, with illustrations and biographical sketches of their prominent men and pioneers.  Ellis, Franklin, 1828-1885., De La Vergne, Earl W.  Philadelphia: D.W. Ensign & co., 1880.


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