Monroe County Civil War Monument Unveiling on Sunday, May 27

Monroe County Civil War Monument Unveiling Commemorating the fallen from Monroe County Sunday, May 27, 2012 12 Noon to 4 PM* Location: Soldiers and Sailors Park / Sawyer House (*Hometown History Tours walking tour led by Michigan Cavalry Brigade Commander General George Custer follows. See description below) Activities before and after the dedication ceremony Mini … More Monroe County Civil War Monument Unveiling on Sunday, May 27

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

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

Civil War guidebook of Southeast Michigan

Get your updated copy of Glory, Valor and Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan’s Contribution to the Civil War today! Click here for info on our narrated bus tours to these sites From the chair President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in to the hometown of the infamous Civil War hero General George Armstrong Custer, Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan’s … More Civil War guidebook of Southeast Michigan

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