Donovin Sprague, reknowned Native American author and educational director of the Crazy Horse Memorial, is the keynote speaker at this year’s Custer Week celebration that takes place October 3rd – 10th in the famous General’s hometown of Monroe, Michigan. Sprague, a direct descendant of Hump and Crazy Horse, will speak about Hump and Crazy Horse … More Donovin Sprague, descendent of Crazy Horse and Hump, speaks at 2009 Custer Week program.
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
Reprint of August 2008 interview with Donald P. Schwarck on Detroit Mayor K.C. Barker and his friendship with General Custer. Barker was mayor of Detroit during the final year of the Civil War. Custer Q & A with Donald P. Schwarck, author of a KC Barker monograph that he plans to publish someday. Donald P. … More Detroit Mayor K.C. Barker & General Custer
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
Today is Friday, June 12. I do still have seats available for tomorrow’s Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tour so don’t miss out. Order tickets online (I get instant notification of that) or give me a call and bring a check tomorrow. We have three of the best Civil War experts … More Seats still available for June 13 Glory, Valor & Sacrifice Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tour
For Immediate Release Contact: Karin Risko, Director Hometown History Tours email@example.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