2012 Press Releases

September 28, 2012 – Society Presents 2012 State History Awards in Monroe

The Historical Society of Michigan presented its 2012 State History Awards at the 138th Annual Meeting and State History Conference held September 28-30 in Monroe.

July 19, 2012 – State History Conference Comes to Monroe

The Historical Society of Michigan’s 138th Annual Meeting and State History Conference will be held September 28-30, 2012 in Monroe.

June 24, 2012 – Arbic, Gulliver Historical Society Win Prestigious U.P. History Awards

On June 23, 2012, Dr. Bernard J. Arbic and the Gulliver Historical Society received the Historical Society of Michigan’s top awards for the preservation of Upper Peninsula history at the 63rd Annual Upper Peninsula History Conference.

June 14, 2012 – Michigan Students Win Top Honors at National History Day

Michigan students experienced an incredible week of intense competition at the 2012 National History Day Contest, which took place June 10-14 in College Park, Maryland.

May 11, 2012 – Wagenaar Appointed to Michigan Historical Commission

Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointments of Margaret “Mimi” Cunningham, of Mackinac Island and East Lansing, and Larry Wagenaar, of Ada, to the Michigan Historical Commission.

April 28, 2012 – 2012 Michigan History Day State Champions Announced

More than 115 Michigan elementary, middle, and high school students received top honors at the Michigan History Day State Finals on Saturday, April 28.

April 20, 2012 – Upper Peninsula History Conference Marks 63rd Year June 22-24, 2012

The Historical Society of Michigan’s 63rd annual Upper Peninsula History Conference will be held June 22-24, 2012 in Sault Ste. Marie.

March 31, 2012 – Local History Conference Draws 500

Hundreds of history enthusiasts descended on the 54th annual Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference held this past weekend at the John Lewis Center at Macomb Community College (South Campus) in Warren.

February 14, 2012 – National History Day Receives National Humanities Medal from President Obama

National History Day (NHD), a year-long academic program focused on historical research for 6th to 12th grade students, was awarded the prestigious 2011 National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama at a White House ceremony on Monday, February 13. Dr. Cathy Gorn, executive director of NHD, accepted the award on behalf of the NHD staff, board and honorary advisory council, and the state affiliate programs.

January 19, 2012 – Local History Conference Marks 54th Year March 30-31, 2012 

The 54th annual Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference will be held March 30-31, 2012 at the John Lewis Center at Macomb Community College (South Campus) in Warren.

January 16, 2012 – HSM Presents Statewide Michigan Studies Conference for Educators

The Historical Society of Michigan presents Mulling Over Michigan, a statewide Michigan studies conference aimed at educators. It will take place February 9, 2012 at the Monroe ISD Professional Development Building.

January 9, 2012 – HSM Hires Staff Members with Help of Kellogg Grant

In 2011, the Historical Society of Michigan (HSM) was awarded a major grant by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Designed to help the Society more fully engage minority and underserved communities in the appreciation of Michigan’s history, the grant has enabled the Society to hire two new employees to assist with that goal.

 

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