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There are 11 different districts that participate in the Michigan History Day® program. Winners of these district competitions move on to the Michigan History Day state final competition, which is scheduled each year in late April. Please contact your district coordinator listed below for detailed information. Entry forms and district contest dates are posted as soon as they are available.

Find Your District

Looking for resources in your area? Click on the Historical Resources link under each district to view a list of Historical Organizations organized by county.

District 1:

Sarah Fayen Scarlett
Social Sciences Department
Michigan Technological University
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 487-2110
sfscarle@mtu.edu
Website

Laura Walikainen Rouleau
Social Sciences Department
Michigan Technological University
Houghton, MI 49931
lwrouleau@mtu.edu
Website

Lindsay Hiltunen
University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections
Michigan Technological University
Houghton, MI 49931
(906) 487-2505
lehalkol@mtu.edu
Website

District 1 Historical Organizations

District 2:

Contest Date: March, 13, 2020, Cisler Center-Lake Superior State University
Papers due and websites locked on Wednesday, February 26, 2020.

Michele Savoie
Eastern UP ISD
315 Armory Place
Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783
(906) 632-3373 ext. 5111
msavoie@eupschools.org

Lindsay Brindley
Eastern UP ISD
315 Armory Place
Sault Sainte Marie, MI 49783
(906) 632-3373 ext. 5114
brindley@eupschools.org

District 2 Historical Organizations

District 3:

Jody Mackey
Traverse City East Middle School
mackeyjo@tcaps.net

Brent McCall
Traverse City East Middle School
mccallbr@tcaps.net

District 3 Historical Organizations

District 4:

Sean O’Neill
Department of History
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI 49401
(616) 331-3325
oneills@gvsu.edu

District 4 Historical Organizations

District 5:

Jay Martin
Director, Museum of Cultural and Natural History
Central Michigan University
marti6jc@cmich.edu
(989) 774-7165

Corrine Bloomfield
cmbloomfield@yahoo.com

District 5 Historical Organizations

District 6:

Contest Date: March, 7, 2020, Brown Hall and the Dalton Recital Hall, Western Michigan University
Registration Deadline: February 19, 2020

Papers & documentaries due and websites locked on  February 28, 2020.

Dr. Bill Warren
Department of History
4301 Friedmann Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5334
(269) 387-4650
wilson.warren@wmich.edu

Website

Joshua Koenig
Department of History
4301 Friedmann Hall
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5334
(269) 387-4650
joshua.koenig@wmich.edu
Website

District 6 Historical Organizations

District 7:

Hugh Gurney
2270 Hickory Cir.
Howell, MI 48855
(517) 545-2979
hgurney@hsmichigan.org

District 7 Historical Organizations

District 8:

Courtney Dugan
Dugan.courtney@yahoo.com

District 8 Historical Organizations

District 9:

Historical Society of Michigan
5815 Executive Drive
Lansing, MI 48911
(517) 324-1828
michiganhistoryday@hsmichigan.org

District 9 Historical Organizations

District 10:

Bree Boettner
Detroit Historical Society
5401 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 833-1419
breeb@detroithistorical.org

David Hales
Wayne RESA
33500 Van Born Rd.
Wayne, MI 48184
(734) 334-1311
halesd@resa.net

District 10 Historical Organizations

District 11:

Don Erickson
St. Francis de Sales School
210 Lake Street
Manistique, MI 49854
(906) 341-5512 ext. 246
don.erickson@sfdsraiders.com

District 11 Historical Organizations

State Contact: 

Amy Bradfield
Historical Society of Michigan
7435 Westshire Dr.
Lansing, MI 48917
(517) 324-1828
michiganhistoryday@hsmichigan.org

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Historical Society of Michigan 7435 Westshire Dr., Lansing MI 48917
Email hsm@hsmichigan.org | Phone (517) 324-1828 | Fax (517) 324-4370

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