MIDLAND — History’s heroes are sometimes its caretakers.

Midland County’s catastrophic flooding created a race against time for the rescue of the community’s cultural collections. Craig Hadley didn’t think twice about helping when the Michigan Museum Association sent out a SOS call to museum professionals.

“It was about five minutes between the time I got the email, loaded up my car, grabbed my tools and whatever protective gear I had,” said Hadley, Executive Director ofthe Dennos Museum Center.

Hadley headed to the Herbert D. Doan Midland County History Center, one of three museums within Midland’s Heritage Park impacted by the flood.

Doan History Center houses a collection of Midland area archived photos, documents and artifacts. Doan took

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