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.

Detroit a top 25 domestic travel destination in 2015

Where will Americans travel in 2015? Detroit! says Hotels.com. DALLAS, Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Robots that service hotel guests, the emergence of marijuana tourism and the rise of several Midwest destinations – these are some of the trends that marked the year in U.S. travel.  As 2014 draws to a close, Hotels.com® has compiled an analysis … More Detroit a top 25 domestic travel destination in 2015

Help wanted: Notorious 313 research & development, tour guides for 2015

HELP WANTED: Would you like to be on the R&D team for Notorious 313 Detroit’s Original True Crime & Ghost Tour or work as a tour guide in 2015? R & D Team Member Notorious 313 tour research and development is a project-based, contract position. Must be willing to spend time at Burton Collection perusing … More Help wanted: Notorious 313 research & development, tour guides for 2015

Gary Grimshaw headlines four new Detroit Historical Museum exhibit openings

Starting Saturday, October 18, visitors to the Detroit Historical Museum have the opportunity to check out four new exhibitions and displays: Gary Grimshaw: Detroit’s Counterculture Poster Artist, St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center: Windows of Opportunity in the Community Gallery, Detroiters Paint Detroit: 1930s in our Detroit Artists Showcase, and a refreshed array of artifacts … More Gary Grimshaw headlines four new Detroit Historical Museum exhibit openings

CELEBRATE FRENCH CANADIAN HERITAGE DAY AT THE DETROIT HISTORICAL MUSEUM

DETROIT – The Detroit Historical Museum is joining a number of locations around the state hosting celebrations of the region’s French Canadian heritage on Friday, October 3 from 1 – 3 p.m. This family-friendly event is FREE. Join us at 1 p.m. to hear French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan members Diane Wolford Sheppard and Suzanne … More CELEBRATE FRENCH CANADIAN HERITAGE DAY AT THE DETROIT HISTORICAL MUSEUM