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

Become a Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Ambassador

Promote your business AND the great heritage tourism opportunities in southeast Michigan! How? Become a SEMHTA – a  Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Ambassador. As a SEMHTA, you’ll not only market your product or services, but – more importantly –  you’ll market the region’s rich history by sponsoring two media and/or tourism professionals at the March … More Become a Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Ambassador

A rare look inside Colonel Brodhead’s office

For years I’ve driven by what remains of the office / library  that once belonged to Grosse Ile’s Colonel Thornton Fleming Brodhead, curious as to what the office looked like on the inside.   Brodhead served our great state of Michigan in many capacities including prosecuting attorney, deputy secretary of state and state senator. He was the owner … More A rare look inside Colonel Brodhead’s office

Mark McPherson to board bus and tell Major Horace Gray’s story

Hometown History Tours is pleased to announce that actor, author, historian Mark McPherson may step aboard the Glory, Valor & Sacrifice Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tour bus in front of the former Major Horace Gray home and provide a brief history on the Major. McPherson lives in the beautiful Grosse Ile home once occupied … More Mark McPherson to board bus and tell Major Horace Gray’s story

Grosse Ile Trustee on board Civil War bus tour

Hometown History Tours is pleased to announce that Grosse Ile Trustee Pamela A. Frucci will be on board the June 13th Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tour.  A longtime advocate for the environment, arts and history, Trustee Frucci works tirelessly within the local community and state to promote these endeavors. We’re … More Grosse Ile Trustee on board Civil War bus tour