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Michigan Room at Holly Library Shows History of the State

February 13th 2017

Michigan Room at Holly Library Shows History of the State (Crystal A. Proxmire, Feb. 12, 2017) Holly, MI – For those who like history, or who may want to learn more about a specific community in Michigan, the Holly Township Library’s Michigan Room is a delightful place to visit. The special room offers a cozy […]

Reporter Food: Queen Anne Tea Lunch at the Holly Hotel

December 25th 2016

Reporter Food: Queen Anne Tea Lunch at the Holly Hotel (Crystal A. Proxmire, Dec. 25, 2016) Holly, MI – The Queen Anne Tea at the Holly Hotel was both beautiful and remarkably affordable, especially given the quality of the food.  The fresh baked pastries, the menu options prepared with professionalism and care, and the enthusiasm […]

Rochester Hills: Van Hoosen Farm’s Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival Oct. 8

October 6th 2016

Rochester Hills: Van Hoosen Farm’s Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival Oct. 8 (EVENT page) Rochester Hills, MI – The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will host its annual Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, October 8th from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. The presenting sponsor for this event is Genisys Credit Union with event […]

Oak Hill Cemetery Walk to Feature Historic Figures Oct. 15

October 6th 2016

Oak Hill Cemetery Walk to Feature Historic Figures Oct. 15 (EVENT page) Pontiac, MI – Better Pontiac Community Development Corporation is organizing its second Oak Hill Cemetery Walk. The event is a strolling tour through the historical cemetery that features actors who portray notable individuals of Pontiac’s history. This event is titled The Pioneers of […]

Heritage Conference Shares Dixie Hwy History

September 24th 2016

Heritage Conference Shares Dixie Hwy History (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 24, 2016) Holly, MI – With a theme of pairing development with history, the 19th annual Oakland County Heritage Conference focused on Dixie Hwy and the 23 miles of this historic road that travel through the Oakland County borders.  The highway stretches from Sault St. […]

Baby Boomer’s “Growing Up in Ferndale” Book to be Unveiled at Sept 22 Event

September 17th 2016

Baby Boomer’s “Growing Up in Ferndale” Book to be Unveiled at Sept 22 Event (EVENT page) I am hoping that you will find the time in your busy schedule to attend a reception for the release of my new book: Growing Up in Ferndale. The event, to be held at Affirmations (290 W. Nine Mile […]

Michigan Renaissance Festival Runs Through Oct. 2 in Holly

September 17th 2016

Michigan Renaissance Festival Runs Through Oct. 2 in Holly (EVENT page) Holly, MI – The Michigan Renaissance Festival began in 1979 and is now a 7 weekend event that takes place at Dixie Hwy in the Holly area.  Learn more about the Renaissance Festival at http://www.michrenfestnew.michrenfest.com. Thank you to Sam Gurwin of Gadfly Photography for […]

Heritage Conference to Focus on Dixie Hwy Sept. 23

September 13th 2016

Heritage Conference to Focus on Dixie Hwy Sept. 23 (EVENT page) The 2016 Heritage Conference is on the road again with its two-year exploration of the Saginaw Trail as it traversed Oakland County. This September, the conference moves north from Woodward Avenue onto the more rural Dixie Highway. Examine the potential of this heritage corridor […]

Astronomy Club to Discuss Kepler at Cranbrook July 11

July 7th 2016

Astronomy Club to Discuss Kepler at Cranbrook July 11 (Event) Bloomfield Hills, MI –  The Warren Astronomy Club Meets on July 11 for two presentations, “Life of Johannes Kepler” & “The Rose Center for Earth and Space” from 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM at Cranbrook Institute of Science  39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI (map) […]

Learn About Historic Commissions at Workshop June 23

June 3rd 2016

Learn About Historic Commissions at Workshop June 23 (EVENT page) History in the Making Thursday  |  June 23, 2016  |  2:00 to 8:00 PM Oakland County Executive Office | 2100 Pontiac Lake Road | Waterford, MI 48328 Three dynamic historic preservation experts will provide historic district commissioners and the general public need to know information […]