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Frankenmuth-The Beautiful Town We Call Home!

Over 70% of our 6000 plus Facebook followers are from out of our great state of Michigan. Many do not know about the beautiful community that we have been apart of for over 125 years....Frankenmuth! Get to know our town and neighbors better by watching this video. Thank you to the crew of Michigan's Best Day for including us in this great production!

 

You've Come Along Way Baby!

According to the 1912-1913 Department Of Labor - State of Michigan Thirtieth Annual Report the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill employed 8 females.    At t...

Video May Have Killed the Radio Star (but not the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill)

Our latest video blog is a 6 minute tour of the history of our mill from 1894 through today. Thank you to PBS and Destination Michigan for featuring us!

 

"Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness."

The first week of July 1776, was a busy and exciting one for our nation's Founding Fathers. July 1st started the debate and revisions of a documen...

The Silence of the Lambs

  Hannibal Lecter. Just hearing this movie villain's name is enough to give you nightmares...but then your nightmare turns into a night terror when...

Shearing Time

Warblers don’t check the long range forecast before they migrate north for breeding.  No one knows quite how they know when to pack up and head fo...

Smile For The Camera!

 Welcome to the Frankenmuth Woolen Mill Way Back Wednesday post! To celebrate our 125th year, each Wednesday we will take a look back at what was ...

The Picasso of Fiber Arts...Just Call Me John

He’s been called the Picasso of fiber arts, and he’s walked up and down the floors of Frankenmuth Woolen Mill for over 40 years. At a time when co...

If a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words How Much is a Video Worth?

Enjoy this PBS feature on our historic mill compliments of Destination Michigan...