2011 Metro-Detroit & SE Michigan History-related Event Calendar

2011 Metro Detroit / SE Michigan History Related Events and Things-To-Do compiled in part by Ronda Stiffler If you’d like to list your event, please email details to: k[underscore]risko[at]yahoo[dot]com Ongoing When: Through October 2, 2011 What: Exhibit Fashion & the Automobile Where: Model T Automotive Heritage Complex, Inc. 461 Piquette Avenue, Detroit Further information: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fashion-and-the-Automobile-An-Exhibit-in-10-Eras/203914872984602More 2011 Metro-Detroit & SE Michigan History-related Event Calendar

David Ingall to narrate Michigan-based Hometown History Tours Civil War, War of 1812 bus and walking tours

For Immediate Release Hometown History Tours is pleased to announce that David Ingall of Temperance, Michigan will serve as guest narrator for the Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Lunch & Learn Bus Tours, the Battle of the River Raisin War of 1812 Walking Tours, and the 5-day Michigan at Gettysburg  Bus Tour. “I’m please to … More David Ingall to narrate Michigan-based Hometown History Tours Civil War, War of 1812 bus and walking tours

Hometown History Tours virtual ticket office

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

2010 Memorial Day Services, Tributes, Parades, Celebrations

2010 Memorial Day Services, Tributes, Parades, and Celebrations List compiled by Ronda Stiffler (Feel free to promote your event by listing it in the comments section) Memorial Day officially began in 1868 when Major General John A. Logan, head of the postwar Union veterans’ group called the Grand Army of the Republic, declared that May … More 2010 Memorial Day Services, Tributes, Parades, Celebrations

Two Michigan Senators made mark on American history

Called the Lion of the Senate, the late U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy made his mark on American history and will long be remembered for his  legacy of  championing the causes of those less fortunate. While long forgotten, two 19th century Senators from Michigan made a huge impact on our nation’s history as well. Some historians … More Two Michigan Senators made mark on American history