2010 Memorial Day Services, Tributes, Parades, Celebrations

2010 Memorial Day Services, Tributes, Parades, and Celebrations List compiled by Ronda Stiffler (Feel free to promote your event by listing it in the comments section) Memorial Day officially began in 1868 when Major General John A. Logan, head of the postwar Union veterans’ group called the Grand Army of the Republic, declared that May … More 2010 Memorial Day Services, Tributes, Parades, Celebrations

Embrace the wake! Detroit Windsor Tug Race celebrates river’s maritime heritage

The normally sedate Detroit River comes alive with roaring diesels and blaring air horns June 19, 2010 when tug boats of all sizes race for glory and trophies in the 32nd annual International Tug Boat Race. The race begins at 1 p.m. at the Ambassador Bridge and runs to the finish line off Windsor’s Dieppe … More Embrace the wake! Detroit Windsor Tug Race celebrates river’s maritime heritage

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

Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Networking Event – March 18, 2010

Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Networking Event Capitalizing On Our Local History Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Networking Event PDF Flyer March 18, 2010 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Stone Creek Banquet Center One Maguire Street (I-75 & Gibraltar Road), Flat Rock (Located inside the award-winning Flat Rock Community Center) Final event registration ends Monday, March 15 … More Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Networking Event – March 18, 2010

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