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Abe Lincoln Actor to Speak at Royal Oak Historical Museum Feb. 5

January 21st 2016

Abe Lincoln Actor to Speak at Royal Oak Historical Museum Feb. 5 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – The Civil War is Over!!!    President Abraham Lincoln will be visiting the Royal Oak Historical Society Museum on Friday, Feb. 5. 2016 at 7 pm to speak to us! You are cordially invited to attend.   […]

History Comes to Life (and there is Ice Cream) July 25 in Pontiac

June 19th 2015

History Comes to Life (and there is Ice Cream) July 25 in Pontiac Saturday, July 25, 2015 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Admission: $5/Adult and $10/Family of 5 Celebrating the final year of the Civil War Sesquicentennial, this event features a Civil War cannon, brief Lectures by Historical figures, period exhibits, and an old fashioned […]

Historic Homes and Buildings Tour – Saturday, December 8

November 30th 2012

A tour of historic Ferndale homes and buildings, decked out in their holiday finest decorations, is set for Saturday, December 8th beginning at 3pm at the Ferndale Historical Museum.

Ferndale Community Foundation Announces 2012 Grants

June 26th 2012

The Ferndale Community Foundation Announced it 2012 Grants at the City Council meeting on June 25, 2012. Each year the foundation raises money to be distributed to projects throughout the city. $8,000 was awarded in total.

Pioneer Gets Historical Marker, More to Get Theirs Soon

January 15th 2012

It is currently owned by Pearlman, who has his property management office there. Now known as the Ferndale Arts Building, its home to creative Ferndale businesses like Candle Wick Shop, Boston Tea Room, Digital Lane Photography, and Peace Action Michigan.

Ferndale Artist’s Granholm Painting Soon to be Revealed at Capitol

April 2nd 2011

Of all the artists in the State who submitted their work, it was Ferndale artist Charles Pompilius who was selected by former Governor Jennifer Granholm to paint her portrait to hang in the State Capitol. The painting will be unveiled on May 6 in a special ceremony in Lansing.

Levin Launches Women’s History Month Essay Competition

March 13th 2011

Students are invited to submit essays between 250 and 500 words by March 28 through Congressman Levin’s congressional Web site ( Students are asked to submit an essay identifying a woman that inspires them. They are welcome to write on a historical figure, a contemporary figure or someone in their own families.

Ferndalers to Meet Up in Florida – March 13

February 26th 2011

Now there is one in the works for March 13, 2011 to take place at the Bradenton, Florida Coquina Beach Gulfside North Pavilion from 10am to 7pm.

Former Mayors See Coulter into Center Seat

February 15th 2011

Dave Coulter was sworn in as the 17th Mayor of the City of Ferndale at the City Council meeting of Feb. 14, 2011. He was surrounded by supporters from throughout the community, including previous Mayors Pamela McCullough (1994-1996), Charles (Chuck) Goedert (1996-2002), Robert (Bob) Porter (2002-2008), Craig Covey (2008-2010), and Kate Baker who served as Mayor Pro Tem during the weeks following Covey’s resignation.

The Neighborly Way

February 6th 2011

But for those that live on the Northwest corner of town, snow days are a lot easier thanks to The Woodland Park Improvement Association (WPIA). And also to Clinton Rasch, the kind neighbor who gets up bright and early with his monster snow blower to clear the walkways of W. Oakridge, W. Drayton, W. Woodland, W. Maplehurst and part of W. Lewiston as part of a low-cost agreement with the WPIA.