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Friday, September 28, 2018 | Change: One Woman at a Time! | Concord

The Michigan History Center Museum/Mann House presents “Change: One Woman at a Time!” Please join us for a women’s history conference inspired by the remarkable lives of sisters Jessie and Mary Ida Mann. The conference will celebrate the role of women in the local community as they affect change and explore how we can use the past to spark future change in ourselves and others.

Attendees will:

  • Attend sessions on women’s history topics, including the 100-year anniversary of woman suffrage in Michigan.
  • Participate in a tour of Concord’s museums and library.

The time for this event is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and it takes place at 200 Hanover Street, Concord. The cost is $25. You can purchase tickets at www.eventbrite.com/e/change-one-woman-at-a-time-tickets-48873174982?aff=efbeventtix. For more information, call (517) 241-0731 or email perkinsl1@michigan.gov.


Sunday, October 7, 2018 | South Side Tour of Riverside Cemetery | Albion

The Albion Historical Society presents “South Side Tour of Riverside Cemetery.” The tour includes stops at 16 different grave sites in the southern end of the historic Riverside Cemetery. Learn about the lives of: Samuel Dickie, Senator Warren Hooper, Dr. Ara Sharp, James “Deacon” McGuire, Ruth Dean, Rev. Robert Brown Sr., Robert Holland Sr., Violet DeLong, Charles Billinghurst, Ruth Rogers, Joseph Duckworth, Warren Kessler, Harry Parker, Washington Gardner, Alfred Schumacher, and Julius Gant. The time for this event is 1 p.m., and it takes place at the South entrance to Riverside Cemetery, 1301 S. Superior Street. The cost is free and the event is open to the public. A booklet of the tour is available for purchase. For more information, call (517) 629-5100 or visit www.albionhistoricalsociety.org.


Tuesday, October 9, 2018 | Elijah E. Myers, America’s Greatest Capitol Architect | Albion

The Albion Historical Society presents “Elijah E. Myers, America’s Greatest Capitol Architect.” Valerie Marvin, historian and curator of the Michigan State Capitol, will present a survey of the career of the Michigan State Capitol’s architect—considered to be America’s greatest and most prolific capitol architect. Myers was also the architect responsible for designing Albion’s First Presbyterian Church, the Grosvenor House in Jonesville, Stockbridge Town Hall, Grand Rapids’ City Hall, and many others locations in Michigan. Light refreshments will be available. The time for this event is 6:30 p.m., and it takes place at First Presbyterian Church of Albion, 305 S. Porter at Monroe Street. The cost is free and the event is open to the public. For more information, call (517) 629-5100 or visit www.albionhistoricalsociety.org.

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