Lunch with the History People, featuring Tyler Tichelaar

MARQUETTE — An award winning author came to the Marquette Regional History Center today where the author talked about his heritage within Marquette and its history.

Tyler R. Tichelaar is a seventh generation resident of Marquette, Michigan. He also has a Ph.D. in Literature from Western Michigan University, and Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in English from Northern Michigan University.

He talked about many different stories within the community and even jumped into haunting that happened around the Marquette area. Tyler’s most recent works include Willpower, a play produced by the Marquette Regional History Center in September 2014.

Its about Will Adams, Marquette’s Ossified Man; Haunted Marquette which explores more than forty places in Marquette that are allegedly haunted.