Petoskey is also known as: Emmet County / Petoskey city.
Petoskey and the surrounding area are notable for being the setting of several of the Nick Adams stories by Ernest Hemingway, who spent his childhood summers on nearby Walloon Lake, as well as being the place where for Calliope, the protagonist of Jeffrey Eugenides' Middlesex, events take a severe and lasting turn. Petoskey was also the location where 50,000 passenger pigeon birds were killed each day in the late 19th century, prior to their complete extinction in the early 20th century. A state historical marker commemorates the events, including the last great nesting in 1878. One hunter was reputed to have personally killed "a million birds" and earned $60,000, the equivalent of $1 million dollars today.
Petoskey is also famous for a high concentration of Petoskey stones, the state stone of Michigan. Petoskey is the birthplace of information theorist Claude Shannon and Civil War historian Bruce Catton and is the boyhood home of singer/songwriter Sufjan Stevens.
The name "Petoskey" is said to mean "where the...
The official website for the city of Petoskey is http://www.ci.petoskey.mi.us/.
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Some of the notable people born here have been: W. Bruce Cameron (author), Megan Boone (actor), Mitch Maier (baseball player), Trevor Huffman (basketball player), Shelby Fenner (actor), Kara Rose Dragun (actor), and Krystal Kenville (actor).
Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Petoskey News Review.
It was reported by Flint Journal on December 26th, 2014 that Harry F Ehrnst died in Petoskey, Michigan. Ehrnst was 94 years old and was born in Barry, MN. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Harry F's life.
It was reported by Canton Observer on December 18th, 2014 that Joann Lutringer Graves died in Petoskey, Michigan. Graves was 73 years old and was born in Jamaica, NY. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Joann Lutringer's life.
It was reported by Flint Journal on October 12th, 2014 that Edward Dach died in Petoskey, Michigan. Dach was 89 years old. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Edward's life.
It was reported by Hutchinson News on August 16th, 2014 that Michael Horniman died in De Soto, Kansas. Horniman was 64 years old and was born in Petoskey, MI. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Michael's life.
It was reported by Hutchinson News on August 9th, 2014 that Michael Horniman died in De Soto, Kansas. Horniman was 64 years old and was born in Petoskey, MI. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Michael's life.
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Larry A. Morse, 64
Larry was born on March 6, 1946, in Petoskey to Cecil and Marion (La Count) Morse of Harbor Springs. After graduating from the Harbor Springs public schools in 1964, he went on to obtain a degree in accounting from Central Michigan University, with post ...
N. Aldwyn Barden, 95
Aldwyn went on to Michigan State University and graduated in 1936. On Oct. 11, 1937, he married Jean Saller in Petoskey. In 1922 ... Oct. 31, at Stackus Funeral Home in Boyne City. A funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 1, at St. Matthews Church in ...
at Masonic Rd. in Warren. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to Hospice of Michigan. Arrangements are being made by A.H. Peters Funeral Home, Warren.
Louisiana Mae King
All grieve the loss of Louisiana's precious, budding life. Visitation is ongoing and will be at the home of Delores Petoskey at 1120 Kitigan Mi-kun in Peshawbestown. The funeral will be at the Kewadin Indian Methodist Church on Tuesday, Nov. 2, at 2 p.m ...
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Stone Funeral Home, Inc. : Petoskey, Michigan (MI)
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