Hometown History Tours presents Civil War guidebook to Senator Stabenow

United States Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan was the featured speaker at last Sunday’s Women History Celebration hosted by the Grosse Ile Women’s History Committee and the Downriver Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW). The afternoon event was held at Grosse Ile’s historic St. James Church. Senator Stabenow, Michigan’s first female United … More Hometown History Tours presents Civil War guidebook to Senator Stabenow

Grosse Ile’s Women’s History Month pays tribute to pioneering aviatrix Amelia Earhart

Grosse Ile, Michigan’s 2010 Women’s History Month focuses on the daring and unconventional Amelia Earhart, the pioneering aviatrix who disappeared in 1937 while attempting to be the first pilot to circumnavigate the globe at the Equator. Earhart, an author, record-setting pilot, fashion designer, women’s rights advocate and celebrity, participated in several long distance flight training … More Grosse Ile’s Women’s History Month pays tribute to pioneering aviatrix Amelia Earhart