Travel Michigan’s David Lorenz to Speak at SE MI Heritage Tourism Networking Event

For Immediate Release Travel Michigan’s David Lorenz to Speak at Southeast Michigan Heritage Tourism Networking Event Conference Promotes Regional Collaboration to Market Local History and Rebuild Economy Grosse Ile, MI – Thursday, February 17, 2010- Is southeast Michigan’s history an untapped resource? Can the region’s rich heritage be the key to its survival and economic … More Travel Michigan’s David Lorenz to Speak at SE MI Heritage Tourism Networking Event

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

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

Woodward and Jefferson: markers and monuments commemorate Detroit’s rich history

History abounds at the corner of Detroit’s Woodward and Jefferson Avenue. Recently I spent a wonderful afternoon shooting pictures for my Civil War guide. I hadn’t been to Hart Plaza in years, but needed to visit this site for research. You see, a significant event occurred at the foot of Woodward during the Civil War. … More Woodward and Jefferson: markers and monuments commemorate Detroit’s rich history

Free admission to Detroit Historical Museum throughout July

The Detroit Historical Museum invites you to ” Come Explore Detroit’s History.” They’re sweetening the pot by offering FREE admission throughout July 2009. Regular Visitors Hours are: Wednesday through Friday – 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday – Noon to 5 p.m. Beat the heat and get in … More Free admission to Detroit Historical Museum throughout July

Mark McPherson to board bus and tell Major Horace Gray’s story

Hometown History Tours is pleased to announce that actor, author, historian Mark McPherson may step aboard the Glory, Valor & Sacrifice Southeast Michigan Civil War Remembrance Tour bus in front of the former Major Horace Gray home and provide a brief history on the Major. McPherson lives in the beautiful Grosse Ile home once occupied … More Mark McPherson to board bus and tell Major Horace Gray’s story

Scientists want to perform DNA test on Abraham Lincoln artifact. Many important Lincoln artifacts on display locally.

144 years after President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, scientists want to conduct DNA tests to determine if he had deadly brain cancer. Find important Lincoln artifacts and collections on display locally. … More Scientists want to perform DNA test on Abraham Lincoln artifact. Many important Lincoln artifacts on display locally.