Brian Walters

About The Area

Area History

The "first people" of the area were the Odawa (Ottawa) , Ojibwa (Chippewa) and Bodowadomi (Pottawatomi) who were known as the people of the Three Fires Confederacy. They came to the area because their…

Area Preservation

Preserve Historic Sleeping Bear is a non-profit organization that aims to preserve over 300 historic structures and cultural landscapes within the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. 

Leelanau County

Some people call it God’s country. We’re lucky enough to call it home.  Located in Northwestern Lower Michigan, Leelanau County– a thin peninsula jutting into Lake Michigan– is both…