[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

History Happenings: Events of Historical Interest Around Southeast Michigan

History Happenings: Events of Historical Interest Want your event posted here? Email the details to k_risko@yahoo.com March 18, 2010 Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Networking Event: Capitalizing On Our Local History. 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM. $28 pp/$250 table of 10 advance registration required. Sponsored in part by Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Ambassadors (SEMHTA) Opportunity Grosse … More History Happenings: Events of Historical Interest Around Southeast Michigan

Thanks for spreading the word about 2009 Glory, Valor & Sacrifice Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tour

A big thank you to the following sources for spreading the word about our first ever Glory, Valor & Sacrifice Civil War Remembrance Tours.  Monroe County Historical Museum included us in their monthly newsletter. The phones been ringing!  Pure Michigan event listing Michigan Civil War Blog Metro Times calendar listing

Invitation to southeast Michigan government officials, community leaders & anyone interested in promoting our history and tourism

You’re invited Please join Hometown History Tours on our inaugural bus tour Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tour Saturday, May 30, 2009. This first ever bus tour features dozens of sites significant to our Nation’s fight to preserve the Union. It also coincides with the release of our first local guidebook … More Invitation to southeast Michigan government officials, community leaders & anyone interested in promoting our history and tourism

Trevilian Station Exhibit – Custer’s Captured Booty Collection

The Battle of Trevilian Station exhibit at the Monroe County Historical Museum is – you could say – a homecoming of sorts. The collection contains General George Armstrong Custer’s personal effects captured on June 11, 1864 by Confederates at Trevilian Station, Virginia. Eric J. Wittenberg calls this battle “Custer’s First Last Stand: The Battle of … More Trevilian Station Exhibit – Custer’s Captured Booty Collection

Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Bus Tour Tickets On Sale Now

Tickets on sale now  for the first ever Glory, Valor & Sacrifice Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Bus Tour Two Saturdays only – May 30 and June 13, 2009   Register now & guarantee your spot!   “Thank God for Michigan!” It’s believed President Abraham Lincoln uttered those famous words when the brave citizens of this … More Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Bus Tour Tickets On Sale Now

Remember the Raisin! Monroe Battlefield almost a national park

2012 will mark the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812. Remember when you were a kid in school and you read about Dolly Madison grabbing the presidential paintings and saving them from a burning Washington D.C? Well that’s only a small part of the story. One of the bloodiest battles of this war took … More Remember the Raisin! Monroe Battlefield almost a national park