Book Tours By Mail 1. Call 734.642.5712 first to make phone reservation 2. Follow by mailing check for appropriate amount to: Hometown History Tours 24401 Hickory Drive Grosse Ile, MI 48138 Book tickets online using PayPal ! Click on links of desired tours and dates below Lunch and Learn Day Excursions (In-depth half and full … More Hometown History Tours virtual ticket office
A limited quantity of commemorative Christmas ornaments and event programs celebration General George Armstrong Custer’s 170th Birthday in his adopted hometown of Monroe, Michigan are on sale now on ebay. The ornaments and program are great gifts for the Custer collector in your life, or those of you who were unable to make this event. … More General Custer 170th Birthday Celebration Commemorative Christmas Ornament Available.
For Immediate Release: Canton resident Kristina Austin Scarcelli sings Civil War songs at 170th Custer Birthday Celebration this Saturday Grosse Ile, MI – December 3, 2009-Canton’s Kristina Austin Scarcelli will perform Civil War era songs on Saturday, December 5, 2009 to commemorate the 170th birthday of America’s most controversial military leader General George Armstrong Custer … More Daughter of 24th Michigan to sing at Saturday’s Custer 170th Birthday Celebration
For Immediate Release Contact: Karin Risko, Director of Hometown History Tours Local historians discuss Custer’s Michigan connection Sunday on Irish radio Grosse Ile, MI – November 6, 2009 – Monroe’s Steve Alexander and Monroe County Historical Museum Assistant Director David Ingall talk Custer across the pond on Sunday evening, November 8, 2009, as guests of … More Local historians to discuss Custer’s Michigan connection Sunday on Irish radi
Hometown History Tours is pleased to announce a special December 5th tour and celebration to commemorate the 170th birthday of Civil War General George Armstrong Custer, commander of the Michigan Cavalry Brigade and America’s youngest general. Custer 170th Birthday Celebration & Historic Hometown Holiday Tour Saturday, December 5, 2009 10 AM to 3:30 PM We … More Custer 170th Birthday Celebration and Historic Hometown Holiday Tour
Some George Armstrong Custer facts: Aside from President Abraham Lincoln, more books have been written about George Custer than any other Civil War figure. Custer’s nickname was Autie. The name came about because he could not pronounce Armstrong as a child. Even as a young boy, Custer was enamored with the military. He happily accompanied … More Custer trivia. Did you know?
Battle of the River Raisin (War of 1812) Saturday: Sept 26 The War of 1812 usually doesn’t rank much interest when it comes to United States history, yet it’s considered by many as America’s second war for independence. The War of 1812 is filled with intrigue, drama and debate. Imagine the nation’s capital city set … More Hometown History Tours announces two Monroe, MI walking tours
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
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