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My husband’s grandparents owned this store near Morley, MI from 1962-1968.
Want to buy a run-down party store? Make an offer!
My mom-in-law used to work as a bookkeeper in this store for her parents when she was a teen. Living quarters upstairs were used during inclement weather.
Roadside park near Tom Hardy dam. BTW, the dam/grocery are not really named for actor Tom Hardy, but they are named for Oliver Hardy. Oh OK, that’s a joke, too! Uh..Hardy Boys? 🙂
The 87-year-old Oliver Hardy Dam had to be temporarily closed recently and be reinforced. Evidence of this can be seen here.
We didn’t use a horse-drawn buggy in our adventures today, but they are a common sight in Newaygo/Mecosta/Osceola counties.