MIDTOWN Macabre, a Halloween walking tour debuts in Detroit

Although murder is a rather gruesome aspect of history, it’s also rather telling of society at the time. A young girl murdered in cold blood – in the dark of night – along with her three roommates, by none other than her father. The real killer in all of this is the reason why he … More MIDTOWN Macabre, a Halloween walking tour debuts in Detroit

Bicentennial birthday celebration for Michigan’s first governor on Oct. 27

A birthday bash is scheduled for noon on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at Capitol Park in Detroit to honor Michigan’s first elected governor, Stevens T. Mason. Dubbed the “Boy Governor” because he was only 19 when he assumed the post of secretary of Michigan Territory, a position vacated by his father, John T. Mason. In … More Bicentennial birthday celebration for Michigan’s first governor on Oct. 27

MIDTOWN Macabre: Trail of Terror Haunted Halloween Walking Tour

MIDTOWN Macabre Trail of Terror Walking Tour Click here for tour flyer Final tour: Monday, October 31, 2011 6:45 PM Sharp Dress warm, there’s going to be CHILL in the air tonight! Book tour now Ripped from the headlines of Detroit’s past, and not so distant past, this chilling look at the city’s sinister side reveals … More MIDTOWN Macabre: Trail of Terror Haunted Halloween Walking Tour

Hollywood and History: The story behind They Died with their Boots On.

To commemorate Custer Week in Monroe and the 75th anniversary of the movie They Died with Their Boots On, Father Vincent Heier, a Custer historian, shares his thoughts on the making and history of the movie which was used as a WWII propaganda tool. A Catholic priest from St. Louis, Missouri, Father Heier became fascinated … More Hollywood and History: The story behind They Died with their Boots On.