Battle of the River Raisin Walking Tours

Battle of the River Raisin (War of 1812) Saturdays: July 31, August 21, September 25 To book tour, click here Sandwiched between the Revolutionary War and Civil War, the War of 1812 usually doesn’t garner much attention in the scheme of our nation’s history, yet this event is considered by many to be America’s second war for independence. … More Battle of the River Raisin Walking Tours

Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) to sell Custer guidon

Explore southeast Michigan and allow our region’s storied past to unfold! Detroit Institute of Art (DIA) to sell Custer guidon 134 years ago today  (June 25)  George Armstrong Custer and members of the 7th Cavalry were killed at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, the DIA announces it will sell the Custer guidon that is … More Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) to sell Custer guidon

September 16-20 Michigan at Gettysburg Deposit information

Reserve your seat/s for the September 16-20, 2010 Michigan at Gettysburg Bus Tour today! A $150 per person deposit reserves your seat/s. Deposits due by August 18, 2010. Final payment due August 31, 2010. Online Payment Click button below to pay by online by check or credit card. PayPal account not needed. Pay by Mail … More September 16-20 Michigan at Gettysburg Deposit information

Michigan at Gettysburg – A Civil War tour you won’t want to miss

A Civil War Tour You Won’t Want to Miss!  September 16 – 20, 2010 Michigan at Gettysburg  Click on link below for detailed tour itinerary GettysburgItinerary (Itinerary is correct, however dates should be September 16-20. I will change later tonight. Sorry for confusion) Click here to book tour and make payment Experience Gettysburg  by paying … More Michigan at Gettysburg – A Civil War tour you won’t want to miss

Eastern Michigan University Department of Geography and Geology sponsors regional heritage tourism conference

For Immediate Release Grosse Ile, MI – March 12, 2010 – Hometown History Tours is pleased to announce that Eastern Michigan University’s Department of Geography and Geology is a Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Ambassador (SEMHTA) and will co-host the first Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Networking Event: Capitalizing On Our Local History. The March 18th conference … More Eastern Michigan University Department of Geography and Geology sponsors regional heritage tourism conference

Grosse Ile’s Women’s History Month pays tribute to pioneering aviatrix Amelia Earhart

Grosse Ile, Michigan’s 2010 Women’s History Month focuses on the daring and unconventional Amelia Earhart, the pioneering aviatrix who disappeared in 1937 while attempting to be the first pilot to circumnavigate the globe at the Equator. Earhart, an author, record-setting pilot, fashion designer, women’s rights advocate and celebrity, participated in several long distance flight training … More Grosse Ile’s Women’s History Month pays tribute to pioneering aviatrix Amelia Earhart

Become a Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Ambassador

Promote your business AND the great heritage tourism opportunities in southeast Michigan! How? Become a SEMHTA – a  Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Ambassador. As a SEMHTA, you’ll not only market your product or services, but – more importantly –  you’ll market the region’s rich history by sponsoring two media and/or tourism professionals at the March … More Become a Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Ambassador

Official flyer of the Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Networking Event

Official SE Michigan Heritage Tourism Networking Event Flyer Click on the above link to access the official flyer for the Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Networking Event scheduled for March 18, 2010 at the Stone Creek Banquet Center in Flat Rock, Michigan. Travel Michigan’s David Lorenz is one of several impressive speakers to present at this … More Official flyer of the Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Networking Event

Travel Michigan’s David Lorenz to Speak at SE MI Heritage Tourism Networking Event

For Immediate Release Travel Michigan’s David Lorenz to Speak at Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Networking Event Conference Promotes Regional Collaboration to Market Local History and Rebuild Economy Grosse Ile, MI – Thursday, February 17, 2010- Is southeast Michigan’s history an untapped resource? Can the region’s rich heritage be the key to its survival and economic … More Travel Michigan’s David Lorenz to Speak at SE MI Heritage Tourism Networking Event