Glimpse of the Past

“Look back, and smile on perils past.” –Walter Scott

I have been spending the last couple of days working on some old  negatives. The negatives were in a box that was among my grandfather’s belongings. I am slowly trying to scan and organize them. I wish I knew more about the photos, the trip and the overall experience.

I do know my grandfather would take his mother and sisters up to Canada to visit relatives: the Hewitt’s. So I am assuming some of the photos are from this experience and trip.

This particular photo is actually Mackinaw Island which is here in Michigan between the Upper and Lower Peninsulas.. After some much needed help from my social media page, the photo was taking looking down from the Grand Hotel. You can actually see the Chippewa Hotel clearly. I cannot pinpoint the year or approximately the year the photo was taking. I am still researching.

I find these old photos of the past intriguing. The photos show the best of what the family went through during the hardest times.

Until next time…peace….

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3 thoughts on “Glimpse of the Past

    1. I love old photos. I have all my grandfather’s negatives. I was recently given a huge box of negatives that my friend picked up at an estate sale. The photos and just the history is fascinating.

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  1. That is a fascinating photo. I hope you can figure out the year it was taken. I have been to Mackinaw Island several times. I am surprised to see no people or horses in the photo. That boat in the harbor is interesting.

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