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