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

Seasons Greetings from Hometown History Tours

Season’s Greetings to our cherished ornaments Whether you believe it’s a spiritual, magical or just an ordinary time of year, we at Hometown History Tours extend to you our heartfelt wishes of Joy & Peace! Saying painted above doorway in this early 1900s Detroit Publishing Co photo still holds true today: “Ornaments of a house are the … More Seasons Greetings from Hometown History Tours

Santa Claus is Coming to Michigan Giveaway launches Sunday, Dec 16

Santa Claus is Coming to Michigan Giveaway launches Sunday, December 16, 2012 at 7 AM. This exciting promotion runs through Wednesday, December 19 and features prizes from 33 Michigan businesses located throughout our great state including Hometown History Tours. Not only will you have the opportunity to win some really cool prizes contributed by Michigan … More Santa Claus is Coming to Michigan Giveaway launches Sunday, Dec 16

Detroit, SE Michigan History Happenings for November, December 2012

History Happenings – November, December 2012 We’ll be adding more events so keep coming back! Want your event listed here? Email brief details to k_risko@yahoo.com November 19 to January 1 Historic Trinity Lutheran Holiday Church Tours 9 AM to 4 PM Weekdays (or by appt) / 1345 Gratiot Avenue, downtown Detroit View this historic cathedral … More Detroit, SE Michigan History Happenings for November, December 2012

2010 history related things to do in southeast Michigan

2010 History Related Summer Events in Southeast Michigan Editor’s Note: Hometown History Tours is pleased to post your history related event. Please use following format: date, event name, link or URL to event page, two/three sentence description. Email information to k_risko@yahoo.com Ongoing Events Saturdays, June – September Detroit History Highlights Trolley Tours / Lunch & … More 2010 history related things to do in southeast Michigan

Custer 170th Birthday Celebration and Historic Hometown Holiday Tour

Hometown History Tours is pleased to announce a special December 5th tour and celebration to commemorate the 170th birthday of Civil War General George Armstrong Custer, commander of the Michigan Cavalry Brigade and America’s youngest general. Custer 170th Birthday Celebration & Historic Hometown Holiday Tour Saturday, December 5, 2009 10 AM to 3:30 PM We … More Custer 170th Birthday Celebration and Historic Hometown Holiday Tour