Henry Ford: The dancing driver-automotive icon and his wife’s pretty feet

“I am not thinking so much of teaching children to dance, but of teaching children courtesy and conduct that go with dancing.” Henry Ford … More Henry Ford: The dancing driver-automotive icon and his wife’s pretty feet

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John Brown, Terrorist or Freedom Fighter MCHM Civil War Sesquicentennial Lecture

The Monroe County Historical Museum will be  on the forefront of commemorating the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War (2011-2015) with lectures, programs and special displays. The museum’s  inaugural lecture will be presented to the Monroe County Civil War Roundtable* at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 8, 2009 at the Ellis Reference &Information Center, 3700 S. … More John Brown, Terrorist or Freedom Fighter MCHM Civil War Sesquicentennial Lecture

A labor of love on our Boblo Boat – Detroit Free Press article

RESTORATION OF A DETROIT ICON A labor of love on our Boblo boat Dockside tours could be as early as next summer BY JOHN GALLAGHER FREE PRESS BUSINESS WRITER The Boblo boat Ste. Claire, which sailed through Detroit’s past, is getting ready to sail into its future, too. Thanks to years of volunteer work and … More A labor of love on our Boblo Boat – Detroit Free Press article

A celebration of innovation: Wayne County, MI marks 100th anniversary of first mile of concrete highway

Submitted by Nicole Brown, Outreach & Programs Coordinator, Woodward Avenue Action Association On Thursday, August 13, 2009, concrete pavers, drivers, bikers, runners and auto manufacturers around the world will take a moment to say thanks to Wayne County, Michigan. In 1909, Wayne County completed the first mile of concrete highway in the world, and 2009 marks the … More A celebration of innovation: Wayne County, MI marks 100th anniversary of first mile of concrete highway