Hol-i-D. Celebrate the holiday season Detroit-style

The tree lighting ceremony at Campus Martius officially kicked off the 2016 holiday season. Check out all these upcoming secular and spiritual events offered in Detroit over the next few weeks. There’s bound to an event or a few,  that will help you celebrate the spirit of the season and create lasting memories. If we’ve missed … More Hol-i-D. Celebrate the holiday season Detroit-style

2012 Resolution: Sites to see in Detroit & southeast Michigan

So much great history and so little time. Therefore, rather than resolve to diet or exercise, I resolve to personally uncover and experience the historic treasures located right in my own backyard in 2012. While I hope to see much more, I think this list of must-sees is a great start. What do you think? … More 2012 Resolution: Sites to see in Detroit & southeast Michigan

November/December 2011 history-related events in southeast Michigan

Hometown History Tours Events Calendar If you’d like your history-related events listed below, please send a brief description of event/s along with contact information to k[underscore]risko[at]yahoo[dot]com November 4, 11, 18, December 2 Education Nights in the YHS Archives hosted by James Mann Ypsilanti Historical Museum, 220 North Huron Street, Ypsilanti. Free Popular movies will be … More November/December 2011 history-related events in southeast Michigan

Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: 2010 Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tours

Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tours July 24/25, August 14/15, September 11/12 Click here to book tour Feedback from 2009 tours I’ve lived on Grosse Ile all my life and never realized what a rich history we have in SE Michigan that related to the Civil War.  From seeing the battle … More Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: 2010 Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tours

Tour General Custer’s hometown with the Little Big Horn Associates on June 4, 2010

For Immediate Release Public invited to revisit the life and times of General George Armstrong Custer in Monroe, Michigan with Little Big Horn Associates as they tour historic city on June 4. LBHA 37th Annual Conference in Monroe coincides with 100th anniversary of the city’s equestrian monument that commemorates the young General’s valor during the … More Tour General Custer’s hometown with the Little Big Horn Associates on June 4, 2010

2010 history related things to do in southeast Michigan

2010 History Related Summer Events in Southeast Michigan Editor’s Note: Hometown History Tours is pleased to post your history related event. Please use following format: date, event name, link or URL to event page, two/three sentence description. Email information to k_risko@yahoo.com Ongoing Events Saturdays, June – September Detroit History Highlights Trolley Tours / Lunch & … More 2010 history related things to do in southeast Michigan