Press: Hell

When the weather makes national news, a place called Hell, Mich, is likely to get into it somehow. Last winter editors were not above informing their readers that Hell had frozen over. In the midst of last week's heat wave the Associated Press supplied its members with an item to the effect that Hell was fairly roasting.

There is no Hell in Michigan and officially there never was one.* In 1841 Storekeeper George Reeves and his brother-in-law, Timothy Allison, of Pinckney, Mich., bought a nearby section on a lake, set some 75...

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