Articles

  1. A Self-Made Man, James Turner

    Find a biography of James M. Turner.

  2. Abby's Sister Remembers Chief Okemos

    Read a short personal story from Marion Turner about one of her encounters with Chief Okemos.

  3. Architectural History

    The following is from the Turner-Dodge House Preservation Master Plan of March 1993.

  4. Articles About the Dodge Family

    The materials that follow contain information about the Dodge families. They are intended as a start on a comprehensive history of the Turner-Dodge House and the Turner and Dodge families, not as a final product at this time.

  5. Articles About the Turner Family

    The materials that follow contain information about the Turner-Dodge House and the Turner and Dodge families. They are intended as a start on a comprehensive history of the Turner-Dodge House and the Turner and Dodge families, not as a final product at this time.

  6. Articles Written After the House left the Family

    Find historical articles written after the Turner-Dodge family left the house.

  7. Dodge Family Anti-Slavery Connection

    The Turner-Dodge House is conducting on-going research into the past to learn about the two generations of owner families for which the house is named who contributed so much to the establishment of the City of Lansing and to the state.

  8. How We Saved Turner Dodge House

    The following is the text of an article by Geneva Kebler Wiskemann in the Among Friends newsletter of March 1998.

  9. James Little, a Freed Slave

    James Little was a freed slave from New York who was born in about 1792 and died March 10, 1884.

  10. Michigan Female College

    The Michigan Female College dates to the early years of our state's development.

  11. The Story of The Munroe Family's Arrival

    This story is by Harriet Longyear, the sister of Marion Turner. It tells about how the family came to move to Mid-Michigan. It was published in the Mid-weekly State Republican, Lansing, Michigan in 1899.

  12. Timeline of the Period

    View a timeline of the period from the US Civil War to the beginning of the twentieth century.