Monroe County Civil War Monument Unveiling on Sunday, May 27

Monroe County Civil War Monument Unveiling Commemorating the fallen from Monroe County Sunday, May 27, 2012 12 Noon to 4 PM* Location: Soldiers and Sailors Park / Sawyer House (*Hometown History Tours walking tour led by Michigan Cavalry Brigade Commander General George Custer follows. See description below) Activities before and after the dedication ceremony Mini … More Monroe County Civil War Monument Unveiling on Sunday, May 27

2010 Memorial Day Services, Tributes, Parades, Celebrations

2010 Memorial Day Services, Tributes, Parades, and Celebrations List compiled by Ronda Stiffler (Feel free to promote your event by listing it in the comments section) Memorial Day officially began in 1868 when Major General John A. Logan, head of the postwar Union veterans’ group called the Grand Army of the Republic, declared that May … More 2010 Memorial Day Services, Tributes, Parades, Celebrations

Southeast Michigan 2009 Memorial Day Celebrations

Hometown History Tours will post a list of Memorial Day Celebrations. You can help. Let me know about an event near you! May 16 Veteran’s Memorial Day Ceremony / Taylor American Warriors Museum Grand Opening City of Taylor’s annual Veterans Memorial Day ceremony and grand opening of the Taylor American Warriors Museum inside City Hall. … More Southeast Michigan 2009 Memorial Day Celebrations

Lincoln Park pays tribute to fallen heroes with Memorial Day Healing Fields

Lincoln Park remembers our fallen heroes on Sunday, May 17 with a Memorial Day Healing Fields tribute. At 10 AM hundreds of 3×5 foot flags will be raised 8 feet tall – in perfect rows –  as a patriotic remembrance to honor the men and women who have made the supreme sacrifice for our nation’s … More Lincoln Park pays tribute to fallen heroes with Memorial Day Healing Fields

Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Bus Tour Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets on sale now  for the first ever Glory, Valor & Sacrifice Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Bus Tour Two Saturdays only – May 30 and June 13, 2009   Register now & guarantee your spot!   “Thank God for Michigan!” It’s believed President Abraham Lincoln uttered those famous words when the brave citizens of this … More Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Bus Tour Tickets On Sale Now