Bicentennial birthday celebration for Michigan’s first governor on Oct. 27

A birthday bash is scheduled for noon on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at Capitol Park in Detroit to honor Michigan’s first elected governor, Stevens T. Mason. Dubbed the “Boy Governor” because he was only 19 when he assumed the post of secretary of Michigan Territory, a position vacated by his father, John T. Mason. In … More Bicentennial birthday celebration for Michigan’s first governor on Oct. 27

Remains of Michigan’s first governor found | detnews.com | The Detroit News

They thought finding the remains of Michigan’s first governor (the Boy Governor) would be a cinch, especially since his remains had been relocated in 1955. Everyone was getting nervous though today and yesterday, when construction workers worked to unearth the remains for removal to another part of Capitol Park but couldn’t find any evidence. Well, … More Remains of Michigan’s first governor found | detnews.com | The Detroit News