Encore Magazine June 2021

Page 15

Hidden in Plain Sight

Look closer or you might miss these great SW Michigan sights Did you know Kalamazoo has its own Stonehenge? Or that certain street names are stamped into the sidewalks? Or that there is an active archaeological dig every summer in Niles? What about the area’s Underground Railroad sites — do you know about those? This year's annual See Your Town Like a Tourist issue celebrates the things we often don’t see — gems of our area that get overlooked because, well, we live here and forget about them or don’t know about them in the first place. This issue is dedicated to seeing your community through new eyes — and finding unexpected treasures when you do.

Inside: ool city parks with C histories

nique & unusual local U wonders under your nose I t’s natural: volunteer w w w.encorekalamazoo.com | 15 to see wild places