Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference…March 23 & 24!

posted Feb 24, 2018

LHC-current-coverThis conference is held annually in the Wayne/Oakland/Macomb tri-county area and is open to anyone interested in state or regional history.

Advanced registration is closed.
Walk-ins are welcome to register on-site but meal tickets will NOT be available.

Walk-in registration will include access to all 25 breakout sessions on Friday & Saturday (full confence) plus the Friday opening keynote. Saturday-only walk-in registration wil include access to 10 breakout sessions.

Download the 2018 brochure

The largest of our three conferences, this year’s conference offers…

  • Four keynotes
    • From Isolationist to Internationalist: Senator Arthur Vandenberg With Hendrik Meijer of Meijer Inc.
    • Interviewing Michigan: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly With Chuck Stokes of WXYZ/WMYD-TV 7/20 Detroit PLEASE NOTE: Friday Luncheon is SOLD OUT
    • From Mason to the Motor City: Malcolm X in Detroit With Ilyasah Shabazz of Ilyasah Shabazz Enterprises
    • A Conversation With Judge Avern Cohn With Columnist and Commentator Jack Lessenberry PLEASE NOTE: Saturday Luncheon is SOLD OUT
  • Twenty-five “breakout” sessions that address local and statewide history
  • Nearly 50 exhibitors/vendors for attendees to visit
  • Friday Reception featuring the musical ensemble “Michigan Strings” SOLD OUT
  • Saturday Gala: We Built This County: Voices of Macomb’s Past SOLD OUT
  • Two days full of “meet and greets,” refreshments, and optional meals
  • New for 2018! Attention educators! SCECHs are now available!

This conference keeps growing each year…come see what all the excitement is about!

For a map to the conference location, click here.



Historical Society of Michigan 5815 Executive Drive Lansing, MI 48911
Email hsm@hsmichigan.org | Phone (517) 324-1828 | Fax (517) 324-4370

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