Veterans History Project

The aging population of world war two vets means the country has a limited amount of time to hear the stories of area veterans.

But one Marquette County agency is hoping to change that.

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program in Ishpeming is in the process of seeking out veterans and recording their stories.

Already, Upper Michigan veterans are sharing their stories.

Each vet is prompted by an interviewer.

Anyone veterans interested in sharing their story or becoming

A volunteer to help collect stories can contact Amy Mattson at 906–485–1782, or e-mail Amy at

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