Tonight we’re taking a stroll down memory lane. Featured photos in this post are of our very first tour – Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: SE Michigan Civil War Tour which took place June 12, 2009. It was an ambitious tour with stops in Detroit, Grosse Ile, and Monroe including Fort Wayne, Belle Isle, Elmwood Cemetery, Campus Martius, Woodmere … More Looking back. Photos from our very first bus tour.
Upcoming author events for Karin Risko and David Ingall, co-authors of Glory, Valor and Sacrifice: Michigan Sites Significant to the Civil War Want us to speak at your event, provide a custom Civil War tour of your area, or appear at a book signing? Let’s talk! Give us a call at 734.642.5712. If you’d like … More Author events for Glory, Valor, & Sacrifice: Michigan Sites Significant to the Civil War
Day of the Dead True Crime & Ghost Tour 10/27/12 Note – Thank you for your interest in public tours offered by Hometown History Tours. While I so looked forward to the fall season to launch 2 new true crime/ghost tours (Notorious 3.1.3 & Day of the Dead Downriver Bus Tour) as well as re-offer … More Day of the Dead True Crime & Ghost Tour
United States Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan was the featured speaker at last Sunday’s Women History Celebration hosted by the Grosse Ile Women’s History Committee and the Downriver Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). The afternoon event was held at Grosse Ile’s historic St. James Church. Senator Stabenow, Michigan’s first female United … More Hometown History Tours presents Civil War guidebook to Senator Stabenow
Civil War guide dedicated to Grosse Ile hero Glory, Valor and Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan’s Contribution to the Civil War, a 50-page regional guide, pays homage to the local people of this era who bravely fought and those who died to protect and preserve the Union as well as those who challenged the oppressive institution of … More Civil War guide dedicated to Grosse Ile hero
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
Grosse Ile Then and Now…An Island Sketchbook and Tour Guide is available for purchase at the Grosse Ile Historical Society Museum, Grosse Ile Welcome! Home Center, now located in the Prudential Landmark Properties building on Macomb Street, Grosse Ile Hardware and Times Square Boutique. The booklet contains 50 reproductions of the sketches originally done by William T. (Tommy) Woodward for the … More Grosse Ile Then and Now, An Island Sketchbook and Tour Guide