Sites of Local Interest


Calendar of Events and Meetings


We are always updating the calendar.  Take a look!


Depot Facts and Times


  • The Lincoln Depot is the last remaining depot of its kind in northeastern Michigan

  • It is a reminder of Michigan's former dependence on the railroads throughout the state.
  • The wood structure has been standing since the 1880's'.
  • Originally called the West Harrisville Depot) was built in 1886 by the Detroit, Bay City and Alpena Railroad.
  • The Depot was taken over by the Detroit and Mackinaw Railroad in 1895 and renovated in 1913. 
  • Service ceased in 1927.
  • From 1930 to 1996 the building served as a private residence.
  • Citizens saved the depot from demolition in 1997.
  • The Depot is located on Lake Street in Lincoln and served the community and the surrounding area until 1929.
  • First rail service to this area passed through Lincoln from the south and continued north through Ossineke to Alpena.
  • Has been a private residence since about 1930 and is now owned by the Lincoln downtown Development Authority.
  • In December of 1998, the Lincoln Depot was officially recognized as a Michigan Historic Site.
  • January 6, 1999, the Friends of Lincoln Depot became affiliated with the Alcona Historical Society.
  • The building is structurally sound, and its restoration and use as a museum and historical site would broaden the range of historical attractions available in the local area.

Times and Schedules


Open 1st Monday of July Through September




10 a.m. - 2 p.m.



  1p.m.  - 3 p.m.



11 a.m. - 3 p.m.



  2 p.m. - 4 p.m.  



  6 p.m. - 8 p.m. 
               Closed Saturday and Sunday
Several dedicated ladies continue to meet at the Lincoln Depot to work on this year's quilt for our annual Quilt Raffle.


Link Resources for the Lincoln Lions

Click on the blue link below to view the Lincoln Lions website for update and activities.

Lincoln Lions Contact:  Lonnie Crampton  989-724-9900

Click here to go to Lincoln Lions Website

Alcona County Quilt Trail Map and Info

Currently there are 28 sites throughout Alcona County which mount a QUILT BLOCK on their building and/or property.
For more information The Alcona Quilt Trail link is listed as a footer at the bottom of this article.  

The project was funded entirely by private donations and grants. 

The Alcona County Quilt Trail project consists of large wooden quilt blocks,

which are mounted on barns or other structures or sites of interest within Alcona County

Designs are chosen to represent the history of the site, or the people who live there. 


The Village of Lincoln has sponsored two wooden quilt blocks:
#12 Lincoln Train Depot:  "At the Depot"
Our quilt trail mount is located on the west side of the Depot building facing Lake Street.  The Depot is on the northeast corner of Lake and Fiske Streets, downtown Lincoln


#13 Flights of Imagination Park:  "Child's Play"
Our quilt trail mount is at playground located north of Marshall Street in Lincoln.

click here for more in-depth explanation of all Alcona County Quilt Trail mounts and related information
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