The grave of Bill Baird, the Magnificent Fraud, in Lakeside Cemetery, Colon, Michigan

The grave of Bill Baird, the Magnificent Fraud, in Lakeside Cemetery, Colon, Michigan

Magic Museum outside 3- Marshall Michigan-

USA (North America): American Museum of Magic in Marshall, Michigan

Abbot's Magic Co Colon Michigan

Abbot's Magic Co Colon Michigan

A Fascinating Look at Colon, Michigan, the Self-Described ‘Magic Capital of the World’

A Fascinating Look at Colon, Michigan, The 'Magic Capital of the World'

The Verge has posted a fascinating feature on Colon, Michigan, a small village of just over residents who refer to it as the "Magic Capital of the World.

The American Museum of Magic, located in Marshall, MI, John Bellairs' hometown. The museum was founded on April 1, 1978 by the late Robert Lund, a Detroit-area writer and editor who was an obsessed collector of magic artifacts, with the assistance of his wife, the late Elaine Lund. It’s the largest public magic museum in the United. The collection is extensive, including both famous and obscure magicians. The museum celebrates the art of magic and the devotion of magicians to their craft.

We took the afternoon to visit one of magic's great treasures - The American Museum of Magic in Marshall, Michigan.

RPPC Highschool, COLON MI, Vintage Michigan Real Photo Postcard

RPPC Highschool, COLON MI, Vintage Michigan Real Photo Postcard

Photo Postcards, Folklore, Michigan, Legends

A sphere-topped gravestone.

And lie full low, graved in the hollow round.

The Specter from the Magician's Museum (1998)

The Specter from the Magician's Museum (Lewis Barnavelt, book by Brad Strickland - book cover, description, publication history.

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