SE MI Heritage Tourism Networking Event featured speaker bio: Scott J. Bentley

    Scott J. Bentley, former Superintendent at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park in Texas, is the first Superintendent of the River Raisin National Battlefield Park located in Monroe, Mich.    Bentley, a 19-year National Park Service (NPS) veteran and native of Hillsdale, Michigan, reported for this new position on January 16, 2011. “Scott … More SE MI Heritage Tourism Networking Event featured speaker bio: Scott J. Bentley

River Raisin Walking Tours Registration

River Raisin Walking Tours Registration Click here for detailed tour information Book tours by mail 1. Call 734.642.5712 first to  make phone reservation 2. Follow by mailing check for appropriate amount to: Hometown History Tours 24410 Hickory Drive Grosse Ile, MI 48138 Book tickets online using PayPal Click on links of desired Battle of the … More River Raisin Walking Tours Registration

Battle of the River Raisin Walking Tours

Battle of the River Raisin (War of 1812) Saturdays: July 31, August 21, September 25 To book tour, click here Sandwiched between the Revolutionary War and Civil War, the War of 1812 usually doesn’t garner much attention in the scheme of our nation’s history, yet this event is considered by many to be America’s second war for independence. … More Battle of the River Raisin Walking Tours

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

Monroe County Historical Museum’s popular Lantern Tour tickets on sale soon

Down the Crooked Road to Anarchy is the theme of this year’s Lantern Tours, a popular annual event, put on by the Monroe County Historical Museum. Step back in time 200 years to an autumn Frenchtown eve in 1809, where you’re invited to attend a Harvest Soiree in honor of Michigan Territorial Governor William Hull. … More Monroe County Historical Museum’s popular Lantern Tour tickets on sale soon

Hometown History Tours announces two Monroe, MI walking tours

Battle of the River Raisin (War of  1812) Saturday:  Sept 26 The War of 1812 usually doesn’t rank much interest when it comes to United States history, yet it’s considered by many as America’s second war for independence. The War of 1812 is filled with intrigue, drama and debate. Imagine the nation’s capital city  set … More Hometown History Tours announces two Monroe, MI walking tours

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

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