Hometown History Tours announces two Monroe, MI walking tours

Battle of the River Raisin (War of  1812) Saturday:  Sept 26 The War of 1812 usually doesn’t rank much interest when it comes to United States history, yet it’s considered by many as America’s second war for independence. The War of 1812 is filled with intrigue, drama and debate. Imagine the nation’s capital city  set … More Hometown History Tours announces two Monroe, MI walking tours

Mark McPherson to board bus and tell Major Horace Gray’s story

Hometown History Tours is pleased to announce that actor, author, historian Mark McPherson may step aboard the Glory, Valor & Sacrifice Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tour bus in front of the former Major Horace Gray home and provide a brief history on the Major. McPherson lives in the beautiful Grosse Ile home once occupied … More Mark McPherson to board bus and tell Major Horace Gray’s story

[Press Release] June 13th Civil War Remembrance Tour honors hometown heroes from Detroit, Downriver and Monroe and promotes our region’s vibrant history

For Immediate Release Contact: Karin Risko, Director Hometown History Tours k_risko@yahoo.com   June 13th Civil War Remembrance Tour honors hometown heroes from Detroit, Downriver and Monroe and promotes our region’s vibrant history  Local tour company creates a historic Civil War trail by linking together related sites of interest  Grosse Ile, MI – June 2, 2009—While … More [Press Release] June 13th Civil War Remembrance Tour honors hometown heroes from Detroit, Downriver and Monroe and promotes our region’s vibrant history

War of 1812 Militia Muster Days at Monroe’s Navarre Anderson Trading Post

War of 1812 Militia Muster Days at Navarre Anderson Trading Post Friday, May 29, 2008 – 7 PM – French-Canadian folktales and legends Saturday, May 30, 2009 – 9 AM to 5 PM Sunday, May 31, 2009 –  9 AM to 3 PM The 1st Kentucky Regiment (War of 1812 living history unit) and the Monroe Historical Museums … More War of 1812 Militia Muster Days at Monroe’s Navarre Anderson Trading Post

June 13 Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance tour registration

June 13 Glory, Valor & Sacrifice Civil War Remembrance Tour For tour details, click here. To purchase tickets online or by mail, see below: Book now as June 13 seats are filling fast! Order your tickets online today. Click on the quantity options below. June 13, 2009: Glory, Valor & Sacrifice Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance … More June 13 Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance tour registration

Taylor’s new armed forces museum open May 16 with special veterans memorial ceremony

Taylor’s new armed forces museum opens during May 16 veterans memorial ceremony Congressman Dingell, Senator Stabenow, brigadier general, Medal of Honor winner and the Taylor mother of female soldier killed in Iraq are all part of the program A U.S. senator from Michigan and the nation’s longest-serving congressman will be among the dignitaries present for … More Taylor’s new armed forces museum open May 16 with special veterans memorial ceremony

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

FILL THIS BUS! Special promotion aims to spread the wealth.

“FILL THIS BUS!” That’s my rally cry. I’m so excited about finally launching the Glory, Valor & Sacrifice Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tours that I want to be able to shout: “Sold Out!” Sure, if the tours sell out, I’ll make a few bucks (very few to be exact), but it’s so much more than … More FILL THIS BUS! Special promotion aims to spread the wealth.