Mike Nagle, professor of history and political science at West Shore Community College has released a new book titled "Justus S. Stearns: Michigan Pine King and Kentucky Coal Baron, 1845-1933".
Nagle addresses key events in Stearns life including an analysis of his lifetime of accomplishments including his impact on Ludington where he maintained a residence for over 50 years.
A book launch celebration will be held on Thursday Sept 10 at 7pm at Stearns Motor Inn.
Nagle will also be giving two presentations involving steps in researching a book such as his. That program will be held on Oct 8th at 2 pm at WSCC center stage theater. He will also be giving a presentation that night titled "Justus S Stearns, Ludington's First Citizen" at 7pm at the LACA.
The book can be pre ordered on line in either hardback or e-book formats at