Shay Days in Harbor Springs

July 14-15, 2017

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The Harbor Springs Area Historical Society is pleased to once again present Shay Days, a celebration of inventor Ephraim Shay and his contributions to our community. In addition to his geared locomotive that made him famous, Ephraim Shay (1839-1916) designed and built the Harbor Springs Water Works, a stamped-steel building called the Hexagon House and a steel yacht called the Aha.
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The celebration of inventor Ephraim Shay takes place July 14-15 with Shay Days in downtown Harbor Springs. This family-friendly, two-day event features small scale live steam locomotives in Shay Park, kids games and self-guided tours of the Shay Hexagon House, crafts at the Harbor Springs History Museum and more! Shay Days activities will take place at Shay Park (the green space at Main and Judd streets), the Shay Hexagon House and the Harbor Springs History Museum. Bring your whole family to enjoy this special celebration of Ephraim Shay’s genius and to learn more about how Shay’s inventions shaped Harbor Springs.
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Shay Days activities will take place at Shay Park (the green space at Main and Judd streets), the Shay Hexagon House and the Harbor Springs History Museum. Bring your whole family to enjoy this special celebration of Ephraim Shay’s genius and to learn more about how Shay’s inventions shaped Harbor Springs.

Bring your whole family to enjoy this special celebration of Ephraim Shay’s genius and to learn more about how Shay’s inventions shaped Harbor Springs. Stay tuned for more details as the date for this unique event draws nearer. Admission for Shay Days is by suggested donations. The souvenir ticket is good for both days of the event.

For more information:
Harbor Springs History Museum
349 E Main St
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
231-526-9771
www.harborspringshistory.org

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Last Updated: 07-24-2017 10:00 AM ID: 1175