General Custer’s Monroe Walking Tour Saturday, Oct 5 (1PM to 4 PM / $25 Adults, $18 Youth REAL DEAL – Use discount code REALDEAL and get all tickets for only $16. Use discount code on adult regular ticket price to access discount. Offer valid through Sept 5, 2013 Tour departs from the front steps of the Monroe County … More General Custer’s Monroe Walking Tour
Book Tours By Mail 1. Call 734.642.5712 first to make phone reservation 2. Follow by mailing check for appropriate amount to: Hometown History Tours 24401 Hickory Drive Grosse Ile, MI 48138 Book tickets online using PayPal ! Click on links of desired tours and dates below Lunch and Learn Day Excursions (In-depth half and full … More Hometown History Tours virtual ticket office
The following appeal just came across my desk. Fort Wayne is an important part of Detroit’s military history. So much of Fort Wayne has succumbed to decay over past decades, we cannot allow this treasure to once again close and become ravaged by neglect and abandonment. The Historic Fort Wayne Coalition has been trying their … More Save historic Fort Wayne
A limited quantity of commemorative Christmas ornaments and event programs celebration General George Armstrong Custer’s 170th Birthday in his adopted hometown of Monroe, Michigan are on sale now on ebay. The ornaments and program are great gifts for the Custer collector in your life, or those of you who were unable to make this event. … More General Custer 170th Birthday Celebration Commemorative Christmas Ornament Available.
For Immediate Release: Canton resident Kristina Austin Scarcelli sings Civil War songs at 170th Custer Birthday Celebration this Saturday Grosse Ile, MI – December 3, 2009-Canton’s Kristina Austin Scarcelli will perform Civil War era songs on Saturday, December 5, 2009 to commemorate the 170th birthday of America’s most controversial military leader General George Armstrong Custer … More Daughter of 24th Michigan to sing at Saturday’s Custer 170th Birthday Celebration
For Immediate Release Contact: Karin Risko, Director of Hometown History Tours Local historians discuss Custer’s Michigan connection Sunday on Irish radio Grosse Ile, MI – November 6, 2009 – Monroe’s Steve Alexander and Monroe County Historical Museum Assistant Director David Ingall talk Custer across the pond on Sunday evening, November 8, 2009, as guests of … More Local historians to discuss Custer’s Michigan connection Sunday on Irish radi
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
Monroe County Historical Museum presents an excellent weekend of historical programming in conjunction with the city’s annual Custer Week. For further information, contact David Ingall, MCHM assistant director at 734 240-7782 Donovin Sprague, educational director of the Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota will be the headlining speaker on Sunday, October 4, 2009. Mr. Sprague, … More Crazy Horse descendant, noted historians speak at MCHM program during upcoming Custer Week
Down the Crooked Road to Anarchy is the theme of this year’s Lantern Tours, a popular annual event, put on by the Monroe County Historical Museum. Step back in time 200 years to an autumn Frenchtown eve in 1809, where you’re invited to attend a Harvest Soiree in honor of Michigan Territorial Governor William Hull. … More Monroe County Historical Museum’s popular Lantern Tour tickets on sale soon
Some George Armstrong Custer facts: Aside from President Abraham Lincoln, more books have been written about George Custer than any other Civil War figure. Custer’s nickname was Autie. The name came about because he could not pronounce Armstrong as a child. Even as a young boy, Custer was enamored with the military. He happily accompanied … More Custer trivia. Did you know?