Custer 170th Birthday Celebration and Historic Hometown Holiday Tour

Hometown History Tours is pleased to announce a special December 5th tour and celebration to commemorate the 170th birthday of Civil War General George Armstrong Custer, commander of the Michigan Cavalry Brigade and America’s youngest general. Custer 170th Birthday Celebration & Historic Hometown Holiday Tour Saturday, December 5, 2009 10 AM to 3:30 PM We … More Custer 170th Birthday Celebration and Historic Hometown Holiday Tour

Civil War Swag

Books Photography/Art 2009 Mort Kunstler Collectible Christmas Ornament “Brief Encounter.” Another collectible ornament by renowned Civil War artist Mort Kunstler with proceeds benefiting Timber Ridge School. The holiday  scene in Brief Encounter depicts a cavalry squadron in a calm moment in front of the Red Fox Inn in picturesque Middleburg, Virginia. The soldiers are checking … More Civil War Swag

Crazy Horse descendant, noted historians speak at MCHM program during upcoming Custer Week

Monroe County Historical Museum presents an excellent weekend of historical programming in conjunction with the city’s annual Custer Week. For further information, contact David Ingall, MCHM assistant director at 734 240-7782 Donovin Sprague, educational director of the Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota will be the headlining speaker on Sunday, October 4, 2009. Mr. Sprague, … More Crazy Horse descendant, noted historians speak at MCHM program during upcoming Custer Week

John Brown, Terrorist or Freedom Fighter MCHM Civil War Sesquicentennial Lecture

The Monroe County Historical Museum will be  on the forefront of commemorating the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War (2011-2015) with lectures, programs and special displays. The museum’s  inaugural lecture will be presented to the Monroe County Civil War Roundtable* at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2009 at the Ellis Reference &Information Center, 3700 S. … More John Brown, Terrorist or Freedom Fighter MCHM Civil War Sesquicentennial Lecture

A labor of love on our Boblo Boat – Detroit Free Press article

RESTORATION OF A DETROIT ICON A labor of love on our Boblo boat Dockside tours could be as early as next summer BY JOHN GALLAGHER FREE PRESS BUSINESS WRITER The Boblo boat Ste. Claire, which sailed through Detroit’s past, is getting ready to sail into its future, too. Thanks to years of volunteer work and … More A labor of love on our Boblo Boat – Detroit Free Press article