Browsing Tag: Roslyn

The 6th Annual Suncadia Harvest Festival

This weekend is the second and last weekend of the Suncadia Harvest Festival at Suncadia’s Historic Nelson Dairy Farm.   The festival is open 10am and 2pm on Friday the 14th and noon to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday.  Visitors can look forward to the following activities: Carnival Games Arts and Grafts A Mercantile Market Pony […]

Roslyn Prepares for 125 Year Anniversary Celebration

Commemorative Wooden Nickel: Available at Roslyn area businesses This Labor Day Weekend, Roslyn will celebrate its 12th Annual Coal Miner Days Festival.   This year is extra special because Roslyn is also celebrating the city’s 125th Anniversary.   The annual event pays tribute to those miners (and their families) who forged Roslyn’s rich history.  Over the course of […]

The Roslyn Cemetery is Alive with History

The Roslyn Cemetery is actually 27 separate cemeteries bundled together in the wooded Roslyn hillside.  Nearly 5000 graves represent 24 different nationalities that used to live in the town (many worked in the coal mines).  For the most part, the cemeteries are separated into  fraternal organizations that represent particular ethnic groups.  Because of the diversity […]

The Runner Stumbles

Most people remember when the world knew Roslyn as Cicely, Alaska – the fictional town that was the setting for the television show Northern Exposure. However, few may remember when Roslyn was Solona, Michigan – the home of a conflicted priest named Father Rivard and an energetic, young nun named Sister Rita. In the 1979 […]