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Midland City Hall -  333 W. Ellsworth St.  Midland, MI 48640  Phone: 989-837-3300

Gifts Received by the City of Midland

Over the years, the City of Midland and its citizens have been the recipients of many beautiful gifts from a variety of organizations and communities. Many of these gifts are showcased near the City Manager's office on the first floor of Midland City Hall, 333 W. Ellsworth St., Midland, MI.  Many lovely gifts from Midland's sister city of Handa, Japan, can also be found near the Quiet Room at the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, 1710 W. St. Andrews St., Midland, MI.

Click on the thumbnail images below to view enlarged pictures of gifts.

                                                             
Kosho Y. Mase artwork, given during Midland's visit to celebrate Handa's 75th Anniversary as a city (Oct. 2012 - Library Display)  Handa gift, given during Midland's visit to Japan to celebrate Handa's 75th Anniversary (Oct. 2012 - Library Display)   Framed art from the City of Handa, given during Handa's visit to celebrate 30th Sister City Anniversary (Oct. 2012 - Library)
                                
Tapestry from the citizens of Handa, Japan, given during Midland's visit to celebrate Handa's 70th Anniversary as a city (2007 - Midland City Hall)  Framed art from Handa International Association, given during Midland delegation visit to celebrate Handa's 70th Anniversary as a city (2007 - Library Display)  Scarves showing Dashi Festival, from Handa City Council, given during Midland delegation visit to celebrate Handa's 70th Anniversary as a city (2007 - Library Display) Recognition from the Arnold Center of Midland for 25 Years of Support to the Organization (July 2007 - Midland City Hall)
                   
 100th Anniversary Resolution of The Dow Chemical Company to the Community of Midland (1997 - Midland City Hall)  Mayor's Exchange Gift from the City of Holland, MI (2002 - Midland City Hall) Brick from Dow Chemical's 47 Building, razed in 2005 to make way for Dow Diamond Baseball Stadium (Midland City Hall) Japanese Stone Lantern Garden, a gift of Handa, Japan on 10th Anniversary of Midland/Handa Sister City Friendship (behind Grace A. Dow Library)
                  
Wooden Carving of Eagle, Gift from Sister City Handa, Japan (1996 - Midland City Hall) Friendly Exchange Delegation Gift to Midland from Sister City Zigong, China (2002 - Midland City Hall) Gift from Handa, Japan for the Two Communities' 20th Anniversary as Sister Cities, 2001 (Midland City Hall) Japanese Cherry Trees, located throughout Midland - a gift of Sister City Handa, Japan
                      
Cloisonné Artwork from Handa, Japan, for 25th Anniversary of Sister City Relationship (2006 -Library Display) Various Gifts from Sister City of Handa, Japan (Library Display) Various Gifts from Sister City Handa, Japan (Library Display) Various Gifts from Sister City Handa, Japan (Midland City Hall)