Looking back. Photos from our very first bus tour.

Tonight we’re taking a stroll down memory lane. Featured photos in this post are of our very first tour – Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: SE Michigan Civil War Tour which took place June 12, 2009. It was an ambitious tour with stops in Detroit, Grosse Ile, and Monroe including Fort Wayne, Belle Isle, Elmwood Cemetery, Campus Martius, Woodmere … More Looking back. Photos from our very first bus tour.

Author events for Glory, Valor, & Sacrifice: Michigan Sites Significant to the Civil War

Upcoming author events for Karin Risko and David Ingall, co-authors of Glory, Valor and Sacrifice: Michigan Sites Significant to the Civil War Want us to speak at your event, provide a custom Civil War tour of your area, or appear at a book signing? Let’s talk! Give us a call at 734.642.5712. If you’d like … More Author events for Glory, Valor, & Sacrifice: Michigan Sites Significant to the Civil War

Monroe County Civil War Monument Unveiling on Sunday, May 27

Monroe County Civil War Monument Unveiling Commemorating the fallen from Monroe County Sunday, May 27, 2012 12 Noon to 4 PM* Location: Soldiers and Sailors Park / Sawyer House (*Hometown History Tours walking tour led by Michigan Cavalry Brigade Commander General George Custer follows. See description below) Activities before and after the dedication ceremony Mini … More Monroe County Civil War Monument Unveiling on Sunday, May 27

The Origins of the American Civil War Flag Staff Eagle

What: The Origins of the American Civil War Flag Staff special program by Dennis Wynn Where:  Monroe County Historical Museum, 126 South Monroe Street, Monroe, MI 48161 When: Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 7 PM Mr. Dennis Wynn  collects the large, spread wing golden eagles that were once perched atop military battle flags.  He’s done extensive research into the … More The Origins of the American Civil War Flag Staff Eagle

Hillsdale Sultana Memorial pays tribute to locals who died during this disaster

On April 27, 1865, a tragic explosion aboard the steamship Sultana took place. While the conclusion of the Civil War should have been a time of celebration, this fatal disaster was a sad blow for the families of soldiers who had managed to survive the cruelties of war only to perish upon their return trip … More Hillsdale Sultana Memorial pays tribute to locals who died during this disaster

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

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