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Best of Western Michigan Maple Syrup Contest, Sun., April 27 at 2 p.m. Alpine Elementary Gym. Details admission and pancakes with Michigan's 2014 maple syrup served! Everyone is welcome!

Special Open House Thurs, April 24 at 1 p.m.
Enjoy a visit with the author, Amy Joan Lamoreaux at the Alpine Twp. Community Room, 2015 Seven Mile Road. There will be a book signing, discussion of ancestors of the Lamoreaux and Cordes families! All are invited and admission is free with refreshments served!
Any questions? Call Pat 784-0817

Alpine Township Historical Commission
hosts an Open House every third Sunday of the month. We honor Father's Day and Christmas with no open house in June or December.

Look for us on facebook...Alpine Historical

For information call: 616-784-1262

In 2015, we will remember the 1965 Palm Sunday Tornado that swept through Alpine Township. In preparation for this 50th Year Anniversary please consider sharing photos or information you might have of that fateful day. Leave your name and phone number at the township office: 784-1262 so that one of the members can come to you or make a day for you to come to our office on 7 Mile Road and Baumhoff St. to share information and photos. We can scan any photo or paper and give it right back to you. We can give you a copy on DVD to keep yourself! Thank you.

Alpine Township Historical is always looking for items you would like to share, such as photos, which can be scanned and kept digitally. Originals can stay with you. We will give you a digital DVD of any photo scanned. Also, we have a collection of 4 generation photos. As you gather at any time, please remember to take a 4 generation photo and please share it with us. We can reproduce it and return your original.

Sunday, April 27th, Alpine Township Historical Commission will host the annual "Best of West Michigan Maple Syrup" contest at Alpine Elementary's gym. If you would like to compete, please leave your name and phone number at the Alpine Township office, 616-784-1262. The date for this contest is the last Sunday in April, as the 3rd Sunday of April is Easter. Admission is free and pancakes with Michigan's Maple Syrup is served!
All are welcome!

On Sun., May 18th, Alpine Township Historical Commission will host our annual "Alpine Antique Tractor Show". If you would like to show your tractor or any piece of farm equipment, please leave your name and phone number at the Alpine Township office, 616-784-1262. There will be two antique tractor clubs showing on the Harold and Joann Thome farm, next to the Alpine Community building on the corner of 7 Mile Rd. and Baumhoff St. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.

The 3rd Sunday in June is Father's Day. We do not hold an open house on that day. We wish every father and grandfather a very happy, healthy year!

July and August are set aside for summer fun. If that includes research, call the township at 616-784-1262 to set up an appointment. Thank you.

Alpine Twp. Historical Commission Members

Ruth Post, president
Kit Post, treasurer
Judy McNally, museum
Marta Brechting
Peg Brechting
Mary Alt
Pat Cederholm
Don Doyle
Bill Schweitzer, township representative