Community Stories

Through His Philanthropy

Charles Hackley influenced the city of Muskegon and helped shape the character of our community with his generous gifts of a hospital, art museum, school, library and park.

For the Good of the Community

When the wrecking ball was ready to swing at the boarded-up Michigan Theater, a substantial bequest from A. Harold Frauenthal allowed us to purchase the entire block. After renovations, the Frauenthal Center emerged.