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Gaylord Story

1.  Click here for the original slide presentation created by Harold Elgas showing photos of downtown Gaylord before and after the Alpine Motif

2.  Click 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.
      Click here for the "A Cinderella Town Wins the Recreation
                                       Prince" 1967 Yearbook of Agriculture
      Click here for "Gaylord Story:  Alpine Village saga
                                 underpins chamber of commerce's success"
      Click here for "Where Do We Go From Here?" - Hastings
      Click 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



Otsego County
Historical Society

320 W. Main St.
Gaylord, Michigan

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1223
Gaylord, MI  49734

(989) 732-4568



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