Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference…March 27 & 28, 2020!

posted Feb 7, 2020

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.

The 62nd annual Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference will be held March 27 & 28, 2020, in Sterling Heights at the Sterling Banquet & Conference Center.

Register for the conference online

Download the 2020 booklet

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

  • Four keynotes
    • Motor City Rising: The Revitalization of Detroit with Cindy Pasky
    • The Roar of ’84: Interview With Dave Rozema by William Anderson
    • Crusader for Justice: Judge Damon J. Keith with Peter Hammer
    • The Roots of Activism: U-M, the Black Panthers, and Revolutionary Change with Kathleen Neal Cleaver
  • 30 “breakout” sessions that address local and statewide history
  • Nearly 50 exhibitors/vendors for attendees to visit
  • Friday Reception featuring an optional game of Michigan history trivia for your enjoyment
  • Saturday Gala: Michigan History Day® Presents…featuring some of our Michigan History Day National Finalists presenting their projects
  • SCECHs are available for educators
  • Two days full of “meet and greets,” refreshments, and optional meals

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

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