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Lecture on Historic Homes in Rose Township Aug. 1

July 27th 2018

Lecture on Historic Homes in Rose Township Aug. 1 Rose Township, MI – What if the walls of historic buildings could talk? Well they can. Our buildings can tell us a lot, if we only take the tiem to listen. Learn how American’s story can be found in your house and in your neighborhood. Join […]

Bloomfield Twp. Library Presentation on Steamboats of the Great Lakes July 10

July 5th 2018

Bloomfield Twp. Library Presentation on Steamboats of the Great Lakes July 10 Bloomfield Twp, MI- For 150 years, Great Lakes steamboats offered passengers a level of comfort and safety unsurpassed on any waterway in the world.  Join Joel Stone of the Detroit Historical Society on Tuesday, July 10 at 7 p.m. at the Bloomfield Township […]

Textile Collection Gallery Talk May 24, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center

May 13th 2018

Textile Collection Gallery Talk May 24, Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center Birmingham, MI- The Textile Connection: A Dialogue  Members of The Textile Connection, a special interest group with a focus on historic textiles and contemporary fiber arts, are pleased to offer The Textile Connection: A Dialogue, an exhibition with related programs. The exhibition features contemporary works […]

Love Art Deco? Author Sheds Light on Man Behind Detroit’s Architectural Marvels

May 7th 2018

Love Art Deco? Author Sheds Light on Man Behind Detroit’s Architectural Marvels (Dennis Burck, May 7, 2018) Birmingham, MI – One someone mentions Detroit architecture, one name comes to mind: Albert Kahn. However, though Kahn was at the helm of the firm responsible for some of Detroit’s architectural gems, much of the creative work can […]

Unique Pinecrest Circle Home on the Market in Ferndale

May 6th 2018

Unique Pinecrest Circle Home on the Market in Ferndale (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 6, 2018) Ferndale, MI – Along Pinecrest just south of 9 Mile is a strange little block where six special houses sit on a crescent with what could almost be considered a garden separating their more secluded “Pinecrest Circle” from the regular […]

Spring into Summer Craft Show for Holly Historical Society May 5

April 29th 2018

Spring into Summer Craft Show for Holly Historical Society May 5   Holly, MI- The Holly Historical Society’s annual Spring into Summer Craft Show is scheduled for Saturday, May 5, 2018, at the Karl Richter Community Center, 300 East Street in Holly. Exhibitors will showcase Michigan made products by local artists and crafters for unique […]

Presentation in Rochester Hills: 100 Years of Service at Selfridge Air National Guard Base May 3

April 24th 2018

  Presentation in Rochester Hills: 100 Years of Service at Selfridge Air National Guard Base May 3 Name: The Rochester-Avon Historical Society Presents “100 Years of Service at Selfridge Air National Guard Base” with Dan Heaton Date: May 3, 2018, 7 P.M. Location: Rochester Hills Library A U.S. Air Force Convair F-106A-105-CO (s/n 59-0007) landing […]

Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald Presentation in Northville April 25

April 17th 2018

  Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald Presentation in Northville April 25 Northville, MI- The Edmund Fitzgerald is the largest shipwreck in the Great Lakes, broken into pieces by a November gale in 1975. 29 men simply vanished in the storm, leading researchers to puzzle over the final moments that denied the sailors a Mayday call. […]

Tea at Two: Jazz Age in Detroit at Troy Historic Village Jan. 25

January 19th 2018

Tea at Two: Jazz Age in Detroit at Troy Historic Village Jan. 25 Troy, MI – Sip a cup of tea while enjoying a slice of history. Featuring a different speaker and history topic each month, this popular lecture series takes place inside Old Troy Church at the Troy Historic Village. Tea and cookies are […]

Video Shows Recently Discovered Photos of Mackinac Bridge Construction

December 16th 2017

Video Shows Recently Discovered Photos of Mackinac Bridge Construction St. Ignace, Mackinaw City, MI – When Jacquelyn Zeman’s grandfather passed away, he left behind many memories and treasures for his family. Henry “Hank” Zeman was a photojournalist with the grand Rapids Press from 1952 to 1987. He covered everything from basketball games to natural disasters. […]