Sightseeing tour brings “Pure Michigan” feeling to Southeast Michigan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sightseeing Tour Showcases Best of Southeast Michigan Grosse Ile, MI – June 15, 2012 – A great lake, a national park, an international wildlife refuge, a naval air station where a former president once trained, a historic home once belonging to one of our nation’s most controversial military leaders, remnants of the … More Sightseeing tour brings “Pure Michigan” feeling to Southeast Michigan

Bicentennial of the War of 1812 update from The Henry Ford

Note: The following information was sent out by The Henry Ford Since May of 2010, The Henry Ford, in cooperation with the First Regiment of Volunteers has embarked on several new and exciting expressions of the War of 1812. The Bicentennial of the War of 1812 is upon us and we invite you to join … More Bicentennial of the War of 1812 update from The Henry Ford

Remembering the Raisin this weekend with War of 1812 activities at nation’s newest national park

 The River Raisin National Battlefield Park commemorates the mustering of militia for the War of 1812 this weekend with scheduled events from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20. The “War of 1812: A Nation Forged by War” exhibit developed by the National Museum of the United States Navy … More Remembering the Raisin this weekend with War of 1812 activities at nation’s newest national park

War of 1812 After Tippecanoe Symposium at Detroit Historical Museum

After Tippecanoe Symposium November 8th Late Registration Still Available for “After Tippecanoe” Symposium, 200 Years After Historic Battle Contact: Jim McConnell at (734) 525-2962 or jam1776@sbcglobal.com The Historical Society of Michigan is one of the sponsors of the upcoming After Tippecanoe Symposium, which is focused on the War of 1812 two centuries ago.  The war was fought in part on Michigan soil. Interested … More War of 1812 After Tippecanoe Symposium at Detroit Historical Museum

Southeast Michigan Sightseeing Tour

Southeast Michigan Sightseeing Tour Sundays: June 24,  Jul 22, Aug 19 12:30 PM – 5:30 PM Bus departs from Hometown History Tours office, 150 Maple, Wyandotte, MI 48192 Early bird special: Order tickets 14 days or more in advance and SAVE 10%! Book tour now An island, marsh, international wildlife refuge, Great Lake, national park, shipping port and more … More Southeast Michigan Sightseeing Tour

2011 Metro-Detroit & SE Michigan History-related Event Calendar

2011 Metro Detroit / SE Michigan History Related Events and Things-To-Do compiled in part by Ronda Stiffler If you’d like to list your event, please email details to: k[underscore]risko[at]yahoo[dot]com Ongoing When: Through October 2, 2011 What: Exhibit Fashion & the Automobile Where: Model T Automotive Heritage Complex, Inc. 461 Piquette Avenue, Detroit Further information: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fashion-and-the-Automobile-An-Exhibit-in-10-Eras/203914872984602More 2011 Metro-Detroit & SE Michigan History-related Event Calendar

River Raisin Battlefield National Park Open House Today

The River Raisin Battlefield National Park officially opens today, Saturday May 21, 2011. The nation’s newest national park is located at 1403 Elm Street, Monroe, MI. From 10 AM to 4 PM, attendees can enjoy viewing displays of period camp life, food and cooking, artifacts, herbal medicine and more. Open House schedule of events: 10:30 … More River Raisin Battlefield National Park Open House Today