for the original slide presentation created by Harold Elgas showing photos of
downtown Gaylord before and after the Alpine Motif
here for photos of downtown Gaylord shown block by block
3. Click here for written articles about the
transformation of downtown Gaylord when the Alpine Motif was instituted.
1960s to present.
here for the "A Cinderella Town Wins the Recreation
Prince" 1967 Yearbook of Agriculture
here for "Gaylord Story: Alpine Village saga
underpins chamber of commerce's success"
here for "Where Do We Go From Here?" - Hastings
here for "Gaylord, Michigan: A Story of Wise
Resource Use and Community
Development". 1968 Michigan State
Chamber of Commerce
4. Click here for Alpenfest:
A Silver Anniversary
1965 - 1989 56 page booklet