Civil War guide book signing in Monroe, Michigan on Saturday

David Ingall and Karin Risko, coauthors of the travel guide Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Michigan Sites Significant to the Civil War, will be signing copies of their new release at the Book Nook in Monroe, Michigan on Saturday, March 31. The book signing will take place from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. Following the book … More Civil War guide book signing in Monroe, Michigan on Saturday

Hometown History Tours presents Civil War guidebook to Senator Stabenow

United States Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan was the featured speaker at last Sunday’s Women History Celebration hosted by the Grosse Ile Women’s History Committee and the Downriver Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). The afternoon event was held at Grosse Ile’s historic St. James Church. Senator Stabenow, Michigan’s first female United … More Hometown History Tours presents Civil War guidebook to Senator Stabenow

March Civil War speakers at Monroe County Historical Museum

On Sunday, March 11, 2012 the Monroe County Historical Museum will launch the  special ongoing program One Book, One Community of Monroe County. Featured speakers at the inaugural event are Karin Risko and David Ingall, co-authors of Glory, Valor & Sacrifice:  Michigan Sites Significant to the Civil War, a comprehensive Michigan history travel guide featuring … More March Civil War speakers at Monroe County Historical Museum

A little Michigan war horse history

With the technological advances of the 20th century, it’s hard to imagine today the prominent role horses once played in warfare. Seeing the preview last night of the soon-to-be-released movie War Horse directed by Steven Spielberg reminded me of the horse history about famous Michigan war horses we’ve included in our soon-to-be-released Civil War travel … More A little Michigan war horse history

Civil War Day at Monroe County Historical Museum

Civil War Day at the Museum As part of the Civil War Sesquicentennial series, on Saturday, September 17th the Monroe County Historical Museum hosts a “Civil War Day” with authors, book signings, and presentations throughout the day. Admission pass is $4 per adult, $2 per child, 5 and under are free. The pass enables paid visitors … More Civil War Day at Monroe County Historical Museum

SE Mich Civil War Remembrance Tours – Metro Detroit

Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tours Metro Detroit Saturday, Dec 8 / 1 PM – 5 PM / Adult $40, Youth $25 Early Bird Special: Order tickets 14 days or more in advance and SAVE 10%. Book tour now “Thank God for Michigan!” It’s been said President Abraham Lincoln uttered those … More SE Mich Civil War Remembrance Tours – Metro Detroit

General Custer’s Monroe – 2012 Walking Tour Schedule

General Custer’s Monroe Walking Tour Saturdays: Jul 14, Aug 11, Sep 8, Oct 6 – 1 PM to 3 PM (Today’s tour – Sep 8 – cancelled) $18 adult / $12 youth / advance registration required. (Ticket price does not include guide gratuities. While not mandatory, tips are always appreciated). Order tickets 3 or more … More General Custer’s Monroe – 2012 Walking Tour Schedule

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