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Students Learn Holly History at Hadley House

October 27th 2017

Students Learn Holly History at Hadley House (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 27, 2017) Holly, MI – Students from Holly Schools and Holly Academy have been treated to in person history lessons this month at the historic Hadley House Museum at 306 S. Saginaw Street this month. Classes toured the home, which was built around 1873, […]

Uplifting in Store for Hawley Barn in Holly, Long Term Vision on the Way

September 9th 2017

Uplifting in Store for Hawley Barn in Holly, Long Term Vision on the Way (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 9, 2017) Holly, MI – “It’s not going to fall over on my watch.” Holly Township Supervisor George Kullis spoke about the Hawley Farm’s large red barn at 13409 North Holly Road. The 14-acre property – complete […]

Novi Cemetery History Walk-A-Bout Sept. 9, 2017

August 25th 2017

  Novi Cemetery History Walk-A-Bout Sept. 9, 2017 Novi, MI – Join us for a guided stroll through Novi’s first “park,” the Novi Cemetery. The walk begins Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 at 10am. Parking is available at Panera and across the street from the cemetery. RSVP by Friday, Sept. 1 to novihistory@novilibrary.org. Hosted by the […]

Holly Approves Bid to Remove Waterworks Building

August 8th 2017

Holly Approves Bid to Remove Waterworks Building (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 8, 2017) Holly, MI -The boarded up Waterworks Building in Waterworks Park is slated for demolition after a unanimous vote by the Village of Holly Council Tuesday night. The building housed a water wheel and other pumping mechanisms that have long been out of […]

Heritage Conference 2017 Hosted by Lyon Theatre in South Lyon Sept. 15

July 9th 2017

Heritage Conference 2017 Hosted by Lyon Theatre in South Lyon Sept. 15 (EVENT page) South Lyon, MI – This year’s Heritage Conference will take place: September 15, 2017  |  8:30 AM – 3:15 PM The Lyon Theater | 126 East Lake Street | Downtown South Lyon Keynote Speaker: Mark Wyckoff, Director Planning and Zoning Center […]

Orion Township Public Library Unveils Orion History Museum Display

June 20th 2017

Orion Township Public Library Unveils Orion History Museum Display (Orion Twp. Library, June 20, 2017) Lake Orion, MI – The Orion Township Public Library recently unveiled a new Orion history museum exhibit on display in the Friends Reading Room at the library with pictures and artifacts related to Lake Orion’s origins as a resort town. […]

Heritage Conference on Placemaking Sept. 15 in S. Lyon

May 25th 2017

Heritage Conference on Placemaking Sept. 15 in S. Lyon (EVENT page) South Lyon, MI –For 175 years, the traditional downtown of South Lyon has not only held onto its heritage but added new charm with every generation. This year’s Heritage Conference will focus on Making Places from historic sites, meeting first in the town’s historic […]

Holly Historical Society Arts & Crafts Show May 6

April 29th 2017

Holly Historical Society Arts & Crafts Show May 6 (EVENT page)   Holly, MI – The Holly Historical Society’s annual Spring into Summer Art & Craft Show is scheduled for Saturday, May 6, 2017, at the Karl Richter Community Center, 300 East Street in Holly. Exhibitors will showcase Michigan made products by local artists and […]

Historical Berkley Posters for Sale at Museum

April 25th 2017

Historical Berkley Posters for Sale at Museum (City of Berkley, April 25, 2017) Berkley, MI – Limited quantities of posters featuring the 12 Mile streetscape, circa 1958, are now for sale at the Berkley Historical Museum. For just $10, historians can take home an 18 x 24 glossy print for their personal enjoyment. Several historic […]

Troy Historic Village Constitution Café April 9

March 25th 2017

Troy Historic Village Constitution Café April 9 (EVENT page) Troy, MI  – Constitution Cafes: Privileges and Immunities (Article IV, Section 2, Clause 1) When: April 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm | Free Utilizing the Socratic Method of inquiry and discussion, engage in civil discourse to ‘create’ a new Constitution. These programs are FREE […]