Donovin Sprague, descendent of Crazy Horse and Hump, speaks at 2009 Custer Week program.

Donovin Sprague, reknowned Native American author and educational director of the Crazy Horse Memorial, is the keynote speaker at this year’s Custer Week celebration that takes place October 3rd – 10th  in the famous General’s hometown of Monroe, Michigan. Sprague,  a direct descendant of Hump and Crazy Horse, will speak about  Hump and Crazy Horse … More Donovin Sprague, descendent of Crazy Horse and Hump, speaks at 2009 Custer Week program.

Hometown History Tours Summer Events Calendar

Local History Events/Summer      Fridays, May-November Hack House Museum Tours  The Milan Area Historical society hosts tours of the Hack House Museum at 775 County St. in Milan each Friday from 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM. Phone (734) 439-8693 or visit http://www.ci.milan.mi.us/Hack_House_Museum.htm to find out more.      May-October Ford Piquette Avenue Plant Tours … More Hometown History Tours Summer Events Calendar

Hometown History Tours 4th of July Events Calendar for Southeast Michigan

Independence Day Events 2009 June 5 Milan Community Fireworks Get a head start on Independence Day festivities in Milan with the Community Fireworks show over Ford Lake at dusk. June 22 Southfield Star Spangled Fireworks Celebrate Independence Day festivities at Southfield’s Civic Center, located at 26000 Evergreen Road in Southfield. June 24 51st annual Detroit … More Hometown History Tours 4th of July Events Calendar for Southeast Michigan

War of 1812 Militia Muster Days at Monroe’s Navarre Anderson Trading Post

War of 1812 Militia Muster Days at Navarre Anderson Trading Post Friday, May 29, 2008 – 7 PM – French-Canadian folktales and legends Saturday, May 30, 2009 – 9 AM to 5 PM Sunday, May 31, 2009 –  9 AM to 3 PM The 1st Kentucky Regiment (War of 1812 living history unit) and the Monroe Historical Museums … More War of 1812 Militia Muster Days at Monroe’s Navarre Anderson Trading Post

June 13 Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance tour registration

June 13 Glory, Valor & Sacrifice Civil War Remembrance Tour For tour details, click here. To purchase tickets online or by mail, see below: Book now as June 13 seats are filling fast! Order your tickets online today. Click on the quantity options below. June 13, 2009: Glory, Valor & Sacrifice Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance … More June 13 Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance tour registration

Taylor’s new armed forces museum open May 16 with special veterans memorial ceremony

Taylor’s new armed forces museum opens during May 16 veterans memorial ceremony Congressman Dingell, Senator Stabenow, brigadier general, Medal of Honor winner and the Taylor mother of female soldier killed in Iraq are all part of the program A U.S. senator from Michigan and the nation’s longest-serving congressman will be among the dignitaries present for … More Taylor’s new armed forces museum open May 16 with special veterans memorial ceremony

Southeast Michigan 2009 Memorial Day Celebrations

Hometown History Tours will post a list of Memorial Day Celebrations. You can help. Let me know about an event near you! May 16 Veteran’s Memorial Day Ceremony / Taylor American Warriors Museum Grand Opening City of Taylor’s annual Veterans Memorial Day ceremony and grand opening of the Taylor American Warriors Museum inside City Hall. … More Southeast Michigan 2009 Memorial Day Celebrations

FILL THIS BUS! Special promotion aims to spread the wealth.

“FILL THIS BUS!” That’s my rally cry. I’m so excited about finally launching the Glory, Valor & Sacrifice Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tours that I want to be able to shout: “Sold Out!” Sure, if the tours sell out, I’ll make a few bucks (very few to be exact), but it’s so much more than … More FILL THIS BUS! Special promotion aims to spread the wealth.

History Happenings: Events of Historical Interest Around Southeast Michigan

History Happenings: Events of Historical Interest Want your event posted here? Email the details to k_risko@yahoo.com March 18, 2010 Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Networking Event: Capitalizing On Our Local History. 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM. $28 pp/$250 table of 10 advance registration required. Sponsored in part by Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Ambassadors (SEMHTA) Opportunity Grosse … More History Happenings: Events of Historical Interest Around Southeast Michigan

Lincoln Park pays tribute to fallen heroes with Memorial Day Healing Fields

Lincoln Park remembers our fallen heroes on Sunday, May 17 with a Memorial Day Healing Fields tribute. At 10 AM hundreds of 3×5 foot flags will be raised 8 feet tall – in perfect rows –  as a patriotic remembrance to honor the men and women who have made the supreme sacrifice for our nation’s … More Lincoln Park pays tribute to fallen heroes with Memorial Day Healing Fields