MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Ishpeming Area Historical Society is holding it’s annual meeting this week at their facility in Ishpeming. The meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. this Wednesday.
Society President Sue Boback and Society member Paddy Palomaki joined the SUNNY Morning Show with Walt & Mike to talk about the meeting and a special presentation being made by Paddy about a fairly enigmatic yet important figure in Ishpeming’s history.
Palomaki will be presenting on the life and times of Frederick Braastad, a man who was instrumental in the establishment and growth of the City of Ishpeming on all levels. According to Palomaki, Braastad was involved in all levels of Ishpeming’s advancement, from business and economic development to the arts and recreation.
President Boback also talked about becoming a member of the Ishpeming Area Historical Society and why it’s a great option for people who have a passion for retaining the history of our region.