Robert S. Duncanson, 19th century artist “best landscape painter in the West”

Robert S. Duncanson,  “the best landscape painter in the West” by Ronda Stiffler While Robert S. Duncanson is well known in the American art world, some Monroe residents may not know that he, like many of them, grew up in Monroe. A self-trained painter of landscapes, portraits, still life and murals, Robert apprenticed as a … More Robert S. Duncanson, 19th century artist “best landscape painter in the West”

Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) to sell Custer guidon

Explore southeast Michigan and allow our region’s storied past to unfold! Detroit Institute of Art (DIA) to sell Custer guidon 134 years ago today  (June 25)  George Armstrong Custer and members of the 7th Cavalry were killed at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, the DIA announces it will sell the Custer guidon that is … More Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) to sell Custer guidon

2010 history related things to do in southeast Michigan

2010 History Related Summer Events in Southeast Michigan Editor’s Note: Hometown History Tours is pleased to post your history related event. Please use following format: date, event name, link or URL to event page, two/three sentence description. Email information to k_risko@yahoo.com Ongoing Events Saturdays, June – September Detroit History Highlights Trolley Tours / Lunch & … More 2010 history related things to do in southeast Michigan