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.

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

Explore Detroit and Southeast Michigan – Tour Directory

Nothing to do? Broke? Can’t afford a vacation? Have out-of-town guests coming to visit but don’t know what sites to show them? Don’t worry, there’s lots to do and see right here in southeast Michigan. The organized tours listed below will help you get out and explore your town.  As a hometown tourist, you’ll see … More Explore Detroit and Southeast Michigan – Tour Directory

Invitation to southeast Michigan government officials, community leaders & anyone interested in promoting our history and tourism

You’re invited Please join Hometown History Tours on our inaugural bus tour Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tour Saturday, May 30, 2009. This first ever bus tour features dozens of sites significant to our Nation’s fight to preserve the Union. It also coincides with the release of our first local guidebook … More Invitation to southeast Michigan government officials, community leaders & anyone interested in promoting our history and tourism

Trevilian Station Exhibit – Custer’s Captured Booty Collection

The Battle of Trevilian Station exhibit at the Monroe County Historical Museum is – you could say – a homecoming of sorts. The collection contains General George Armstrong Custer’s personal effects captured on June 11, 1864 by Confederates at Trevilian Station, Virginia. Eric J. Wittenberg calls this battle “Custer’s First Last Stand: The Battle of … More Trevilian Station Exhibit – Custer’s Captured Booty Collection

Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Bus Tour Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets on sale now  for the first ever Glory, Valor & Sacrifice Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Bus Tour Two Saturdays only – May 30 and June 13, 2009   Register now & guarantee your spot!   “Thank God for Michigan!” It’s believed President Abraham Lincoln uttered those famous words when the brave citizens of this … More Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Bus Tour Tickets On Sale Now

Scientists want to perform DNA test on Abraham Lincoln artifact. Many important Lincoln artifacts on display locally.

144 years after President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, scientists want to conduct DNA tests to determine if he had deadly brain cancer. Find important Lincoln artifacts and collections on display locally. … More Scientists want to perform DNA test on Abraham Lincoln artifact. Many important Lincoln artifacts on display locally.