I have 25 copies left of my initial printing of Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan’s Contribution to the Civil War up for sale on EBAY. I have since expanded and reprinted the guide, therefore, I’m offering this publication for sale at cost or a 50% discount off of current guidebook price. Plus, $1 from … More Guide to Civil War and Underground Railroad Sites on Ebay
Get your updated copy of Glory, Valor and Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan’s Contribution to the Civil War today! Click here for info on our narrated bus tours to these sites From the chair President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in to the hometown of the infamous Civil War hero General George Armstrong Custer, Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan’s … More Civil War guidebook of Southeast Michigan
Nancy Darga is the Managing Director of MotorCities National Heritage Area. Ms. Darga is one of the founding members of this organization that was dedicated by Congress in 1989. The former president of Fortunate Land Planning & Design which specializes in heritage tour development is a licensed landscape architect. She served as Chief of Design for Wayne County Parks … More SE MI Heritage Tourism Networking Event featured speaker bio: Nancy Darga
Scott J. Bentley, former Superintendent at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in Texas, is the first Superintendent of the River Raisin National Battlefield Park located in Monroe, Mich. Bentley, a 19-year National Park Service (NPS) veteran and native of Hillsdale, Michigan, reported for this new position on January 16, 2011. “Scott … More SE MI Heritage Tourism Networking Event featured speaker bio: Scott J. Bentley
In June 2010, the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) announced it was putting the Custer guidon found at the famed Battle at the Little Big Horn up for auction with Sotheby’s. Read original article here. The auction will take place on December 10, 2010. Read more here.
They thought finding the remains of Michigan’s first governor (the Boy Governor) would be a cinch, especially since his remains had been relocated in 1955. Everyone was getting nervous though today and yesterday, when construction workers worked to unearth the remains for removal to another part of Capitol Park but couldn’t find any evidence. Well, … More Remains of Michigan’s first governor found | detnews.com | The Detroit News
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River Raisin Walking Tours Registration Click here for detailed tour information Book tours by mail 1. Call 734.642.5712 first to make phone reservation 2. Follow by mailing check for appropriate amount to: Hometown History Tours 24410 Hickory Drive Grosse Ile, MI 48138 Book tickets online using PayPal Click on links of desired Battle of the … More River Raisin Walking Tours Registration
“The thing to remember when you hear people bashing Detroit is it’s the largest engineering center in the world. Detroit took this country from mud roads to suburban sprawl connected by ribbons of concrete and on to the moon.” … More Ford’s Forgotten Plant: Birthplace of the Model T
Explore southeast Michigan and allow our region’s storied past to unfold! In so Distant a Place as Traverse City: The Northern Michigan Relatives of Elizabeth Bacon Custer by Julie Schopiery The life story of General George Armstrong Custer is widely known, and biographies have been written about his wife, Elizabeth ( Libbie) Bacon Custer, who was a staunch supporter … More Book on Elizabeth (Libbie) Bacon Custer’s Traverse City Roots