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MTM On The Road: Shrine of The Pines in Baldwin a Unique Visit

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At the Shrine of The Pines in Baldwin, visitors can tour a museum, styled as an old Michigan hunting lodge and view the world of Raymond William Overholzer.

The artist worked as a fishing and hunting guide around the Baldwin area, but took the winters off to teach himself woodworking.

The result is some of the most unique and intricately designed pieces of woodwork known today.

Overholzer never sold a piece, and wanted people to admire his work and appreciate the northern Michigan woods, where he gathered only white pines to work with, and never cut a tree down.

Kalin and Jeff Blevins visited to learn more.