Welcome to the Website of Mikel B. Classen

Mikel B. Classen – Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan

Author, Photographer, and Historian

Recipient of the Historical Society of Michigan’s, 2020 George Follo Award for Upper Peninsula History

News From Mikel: 4/17/2023 – Once again I’m getting set to do some public appearances. most of them will be at events like Art & Craft shows. Keep an eye on our events calendar. Also, my Facebook page was taken over by hackers, so I’m currently not on there. It is a very distressing thing for this to happen. It makes checking this website that much more important.

In the meantime, my newest book,”Faces, Places and Days Gone By, A Pictorial History of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Volume 1, is now available. It is available on Amazon in hardcover, softcover, and ebook. The link is here: Buy Faces, Places & Days Gone By on Amazon.

Latest Posts

Beware! The Moose Are On The Loose – Upper Peninsula of Michigan

  It has been crazy spring here in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, as I write this there is a spring snowstorm pounding the western U.P.  The weather, 70 degrees one day, 32 the next, has much of the wildlife on the move across the peninsula. Particularly the moose. There have been several sightings most of which…


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