Sat, May 18|
Curwood Castle Museim and Park
Curwood Castle Museum and Park
Join us for an afternoon of fun. We will visit the Shiawassee Art Museum and the Curwood Castle Museum used by author James Oliver Curwood as his studio The a tour of the Steam Railroading Institute and then dinner at Lula's Louisiana Cookhouse.
Time & Location
May 18, 2019, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Curwood Castle Museim and Park, 224 Curwood Castle Drive, Owosso, MI
About The Event
Meet at Curwood Castle Park parking lot
Parking lot is off East M-21 just north of South M-52
(224 Curwood Castle Drive, Owosso, MI)
We will park in the graveled parking lot and walk to visit each of the following:.
Shiawassee Art Museum
Curwood Castle, located in Curwood Castle Park,stands on the banks of the Shiawassee River. It served as the writing studio of James Oliver Curwood, one of America's foremost authors of adventure novels and an early advocate of environmental conservation. Set in Owosso, among one of the richest collections of historic homes and buildings in the Midwest, this replica of a Norman chateau was completed in 1923. The beautiful castle was used by Curwood until his death in 1927. It is now a museum and open to the public. Admission is $5.00 per adult.
Steam Railroading Instituute,
405 S. Washington Street,
The institute is home to the majestic Pere Marquett 1225 steam locomotive, used as the prototype for the Warner Brothers Film, "The Polar Express". We can see some live steam, a visitor center, gift shop and experience what steam railroading is today.
Lula’s Louisiana Cookhouse
113 S. Washington Street
Owosso, MI 48867
A Destination. Inspired Creole Cuisine.Voters Choice “Best BBQ Lansing and Greater Lansing Area, August 2018. Named Best Fried Chicken in Michigan by MLIVE “Best of Michigan”. Tripadvisor #1 Restaurant. Opentable.com lists Lula’s as the #1 est Overall Restaurant, #1 Overall Cuisine, and the #1 Best Restaurant for Service in all of Eastern Michigan and Detroit.
Please RSVP by May 10th by using the Register Now button on this event page, emailing Webmaster@jagm.org, or calling 734-347-8747.