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