Discover Detroit’s Midtown Walking Tours launch from historic Park Shelton

Detroit’s historic Park Shelton, a condominium community, is enjoying a revival as a trendy residence in the city’s popular Midtown District. The Park Shelton was originally the Wardell Apartment Hotel and named after the owner Fred Wardell.  Fred Wardell founded the Eureka Vacuum Cleaner Company in Detroit in 1909. This thriving business venture enabled Wardell to open … More Discover Detroit’s Midtown Walking Tours launch from historic Park Shelton

Robert S. Duncanson, 19th century artist “best landscape painter in the West”

Robert S. Duncanson,  “the best landscape painter in the West” by Ronda Stiffler While Robert S. Duncanson is well known in the American art world, some Monroe residents may not know that he, like many of them, grew up in Monroe. A self-trained painter of landscapes, portraits, still life and murals, Robert apprenticed as a … More Robert S. Duncanson, 19th century artist “best landscape painter in the West”

Hometown History Tours July eBlast features big discounts

Greetings Everyone! I hope you’re enjoying summer. I can’t believe how July is just flying by. Have you noticed how many people have birthdays during this month? Three big ones: America (235 on July 4), (Detroit 310 on July 24) and me (forever 35 on July 8). To celebrate all these July birthdays, we’re offering … More Hometown History Tours July eBlast features big discounts

SE Mich Civil War Remembrance Tours – Metro Detroit

Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tours Metro Detroit Saturday, Dec 8 / 1 PM – 5 PM / Adult $40, Youth $25 Early Bird Special: Order tickets 14 days or more in advance and SAVE 10%. Book tour now “Thank God for Michigan!” It’s been said President Abraham Lincoln uttered those … More SE Mich Civil War Remembrance Tours – Metro Detroit

General Custer’s Monroe – 2012 Walking Tour Schedule

General Custer’s Monroe Walking Tour Saturdays: Jul 14, Aug 11, Sep 8, Oct 6 – 1 PM to 3 PM (Today’s tour – Sep 8 – cancelled) $18 adult / $12 youth / advance registration required. (Ticket price does not include guide gratuities. While not mandatory, tips are always appreciated). Order tickets 3 or more … More General Custer’s Monroe – 2012 Walking Tour Schedule