Harbor Springs, Michigan,

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  • Info: Live streaming webcams in Harbor Springs, Michigan, United States. Harbor Springs is a city and resort community in Emmet County lying along the waterfront of the Little Traverse Bay. The webcam is located atop the bell tower of Holy Childhood of Jesus Church.

More info: Harbor Springs in Michigan, is a charming waterfront community that lies in a sheltered bay on the north shore of Little Traverse Bay on Lake Michigan. Harbor Springs offers an array of art galleries, culinary attractions and the deepest freshwater harbour in the Great Lakes.

In the 1870s, Harbor Springs began to make its name as a summer destination. Religious and business groups from around the Midwest travelled by passenger ship to Harbor Springs. The area became known as a recreational and health resort where socialites could escape the pollen, dust, and heat of the city. Boarding houses and hotels were built for the summer guests and the associations of Wequetonsing and Harbor Point were formed as resort communities.

When the railroad arrived at Harbor Springs in 1882, visitors had the choice or arriving by ship or by train. The Pointer boat carried passengers to and from Harbor Springs to the summer resorts.

Many of the buildings that hold a place in Harbor Springs' history are still in use today such as the Depot, Holy Childhood Church, Ottawa Stadium, and the History Museum. The restored Pointer boat carries passengers around the harbor in the summer.