(AP) — A western Michigan historian credited with greatly enhancing a museum in Muskegon has died while visiting a Civil War battlefield in Mississippi. The Chronicle says McGarry's largest project was Michigan's Heritage Park in Whitehall Township, an outdoor attraction with replica mastodon bones, wigwams and farmhouses representing 10,000 years of Michigan history.
Muskegon, MI - Advance tickets are still available for the Muskegon Museum of Art's third ON TAP beer, food, and art fundraising event tonight, May 14, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Guests at 'ON TAP. Michigan Brews. Michigan Art.' will enjoy tastings offered by West Michigan crafter brewers and beer-paired food samples from area restaurants -- while viewing artwork in the Michigan Regional, the MMA's 88th annual juried exhibition.
John McGarry was with the Lakeshore Museum Center in Muskegon County for a quarter century before retiring last summer.
Here's a chance to view some great art while sipping a Michigan beer.
A well-known Michigan historian, John H. McGarry III, died Thursday, May 13, while visiting a Civil War battlefield in the south.
The ForeShore Adventure Run, Hero Mud Run and Earth, Wind and Tired feature unique courses in Muskegon County.