March Civil War speakers at Monroe County Historical Museum

On Sunday, March 11, 2012 the Monroe County Historical Museum will launch the  special ongoing program One Book, One Community of Monroe County. Featured speakers at the inaugural event are Karin Risko and David Ingall, co-authors of Glory, Valor & Sacrifice:  Michigan Sites Significant to the Civil War, a comprehensive Michigan history travel guide featuring … More March Civil War speakers at Monroe County Historical Museum

The Origins of the American Civil War Flag Staff Eagle

What: The Origins of the American Civil War Flag Staff special program by Dennis Wynn Where:  Monroe County Historical Museum, 126 South Monroe Street, Monroe, MI 48161 When: Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 7 PM Mr. Dennis Wynn  collects the large, spread wing golden eagles that were once perched atop military battle flags.  He’s done extensive research into the … More The Origins of the American Civil War Flag Staff Eagle

Daughter of 24th Michigan to sing at Saturday’s Custer 170th Birthday Celebration

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

Local historians to discuss Custer’s Michigan connection Sunday on Irish radi

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

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

Crazy Horse descendant, noted historians speak at MCHM program during upcoming Custer Week

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