For Immediate Release     18 authors to sign their books at Dec 12 local history book fair Eighteen authors will sign their books on Saturday, December 12 at the Local History Lovers Holiday Book Fair, a free event promoting regional history published by local authors. Fair takes place from noon to 5 p.m. at The … More

Press Release: Author signs book inspired by local Civil War hero

Local Author Signs Book Inspired By Local Civil War Hero this Sunday at Allen Park Barnes and Noble Local author Karin Risko will sign copies of the book Michigan Civil War Landmarks, Sunday, November 15, 2015 at Barnes and Noble in Allen Park. The Lincoln Park resident and her co-author David Ingall of Temperance, MI … More Press Release: Author signs book inspired by local Civil War hero

Superstar Actors/Historical Reenactors needed for amazing Detroit UGRR tour

Casting Call! Superstar Actors/Historical Reenactors needed for amazing Detroit UGRR lantern tour Do you possess a flair for the dramatic and like being the center of attention? Are you outgoing, enthusiastic, and passionate about history? Are you a quick study who can learn lines quickly? Can you take on a persona from Detroit’s incredible history … More Superstar Actors/Historical Reenactors needed for amazing Detroit UGRR tour

Casting Call! Notorious 313 True Crime & Ghost Tour Guides Wanted

Casting Call! Notorious 313 Detroit’s Original True Crime and Ghost Tours – the tours that made news around the world – are back! We need *Superstars* to join our team. Do you possess a flair for drama and love to be the center of attention? Can you weave a spell-binding tale from a few facts? Think … More Casting Call! Notorious 313 True Crime & Ghost Tour Guides Wanted

Rehab Addict Nicole Curtis opened Detroit “Grand House” to public today

Just happened to peruse Facebook Thursday and caught the post by Nicole Curtis announcing the upcoming Saturday afternoon open house for her “Grand House.” Located on East Grand Boulevard, this c.1914 home was featured earlier this year as part of season six of HGTV’s Rehab Addict of which Nicole is the star. Have to admit, don’t think I … More Rehab Addict Nicole Curtis opened Detroit “Grand House” to public today

Help HHT qualify 4 Main Street Mission Grant. Please cast your vote!

We have applied for a Chase Main Street Mission Grant and need your help. In order to even qualify for this grant,  250 votes of support are needed by June 19. Will you please vote for us? Why? We’d love to bring something really awesome to Detroit’s tourism scene and use it as a vehicle to … More Help HHT qualify 4 Main Street Mission Grant. Please cast your vote!

Detroit’s first mayor elected 190 years ago today

On April 4, 1825 – 190 years ago today, Detroiters elected their first mayor John R Williams. He served four more one-year terms as mayor in 1830, 44, 45 and 46. The street John R bears his name. Some things you may not know about John R. Williams: French was his native language. Williams had owned … More Detroit’s first mayor elected 190 years ago today

Looking back. Photos from our very first bus tour.

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.