From a 5 Year Set Of M*A*G*I*C Pins With Double Clutch Backs From Abbott's Magic Get-Together
(Rare Complete Set)
SOME HISTORY... OF COLON.......
Harry Blackstone Sr., Lakeside Cemetery, Colon, Michigan buried "Magician"..at the age of 80. He was interred close to his former home in Colon, Michigan where the main street was renamed
Blackstone Avenue in his honor.
In 2000, there were 1,227 people, 521 households,
and 339 families residing in the village
As the former home and burial site of the famous magician,
Harry Blackstone, Sr. (The Great Blackstone), Colon refers to itself...
MAGIC CAPITOL OF THE WORLD.
Abbott Magic is well-known among professional stage
acts, with customers around the world
Each August more than 1,000 magicians and
lovers of magic gather there for
"Abbott's Magic Get-Together", a 4 day magic convention and festival,
doubling the population, sharing magic tricks,
and recollecting their knowledge of the famous occupation.