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Roscommon County

Basic Information

County Seat: Roscommon

Origin of Name: County Roscommon, Ireland

Set Off: 1840 as Mikenauk County. Renamed Rsocommon in 1843

Organized: 1875

Population in 1990: 19,776

Material Available

For many counties the number of items listed is quite long. Navigational buttons are located only at the end of the list. This list of material represents the library's holdings as of July 1997. Be sure to check with us for any additional items we may now have either by contacting the library or by pressing the " Centra-Libraries Catalog" link to the left.

Carlson, Bruce W. The Houghton Lake Area. Midland, MI: Pendell Publishing Co., 1973.

Carman, Beulah. Looking Back: A Centennial History of Houghton Lake. n.p., 1979.

Curtis, Ned. Historical Aspects of the Village of Roscommon. CMU Term Paper, 1975.

Diss, Peggy. The Heritage of Richfield Township, St. Helen. Roscommon, MI: Graphic Arts Press, 1976.

Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce. Houghton Lake Vacationer. Houghton Lake, MI: Houghton Lake Chamber of Commerce, 1964.

Jordan, David D. Town of Michelson. CMU Term Paper, 1977.

Michigan's Most Beautiful Inland Lake: Higgins Lake, the Queen of Sparkling Beauty. [n.p., 1958].

Roscommon County Herald News. January 5, 1978-January 14, 1996.

Roscommon Herald. December 19, 1907-December 23, 1909; December 30, 1909-December 28, 1911.

Roscommon Herald News. January 4, 1912-June 14, 1960; October 29, 1964-December 29, 1977.

Roscommon News. June 19, 1885-November 15, 1907.

Rosenau, Arthur. Lakeside: A History of Lakeside Association on Higgins Lake in Roscommon County, Michigan. Lakeside Association, 1979.‚Äč