Pictured is the grist mill built in 1843, burned in 1953, that was powered by the dam in Corunna.

 

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Posted by Perry-Laingsburg Pulse at 8:41pm 11/7/19

New Shiawassee Radio Podcast Explores History of Corunna Dam, Mills

Listen to "Shiawassee THEN" Episode 3

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The third installment in the Shiawassee Radio podcast series entitled "Shiawassee THEN," explores the history of the dam in Corunna and the mills it powered in the mid 1800s.

Specifically, host Josh Strickland introduces an elaborate 62-page history, featuring photos, documents, newspaper clippings and many other items, that was assembled by Corunna City Manager Joe Sawyer and staff back in 2012.

The historic dam is today being deconstructed after an effort to save it. Its current owner remains unknown.

The podcast is a short, 8-minute listen, and can be found on iTunes, Google and other popular podcast outlets.

The Shiawassee THEN series of podcasts by Shiawassee Radio explores the county's rich history. In Episode 1, the history of a Durand church was shared. In Episode 2, the history of the Owosso-built Autocycle.

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Shiawassee Radio Series: Shiawassee THEN Episode 3

"Shiawassee THEN" explores our county's rich history. In episode 3, Josh Strickland gives an overview of a 62-page history of Corunna's dam and its mills that was assembled by Corunna City Manager, Joe Sawyer. The episode also introduces a special Corunna sesquicentennial celebration event happening now!

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