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Check out our upcoming workshops, History Hounds® lectures, conferences, member-submitted history events, and more all in one place.

In addition to all of our Historical Society of Michigan-hosted events, our online calendar is open for rolling submissions to all of our member local historical organizations and entities throughout Michigan. You must be logged in to our website in order to submit an event. For details or assistance in submitting an event for consideration to our online calendar, please email us at hsm@hsmichigan.org

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Triumph and Tragedy: John DeLorean and the GTO

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Virtual

Discover the triumphs and failures of auto executive John DeLorean, who zoomed up the ranks at General Motors through successful cars such as the Pontiac GTO. The failure of his DeLorean Motor Company ensnared him in charges for tax evasion, loan fraud, and drug use. Although acquitted, he was financially ruined.

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Archives 101

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Hybrid

Designed for small organizations that struggle with how to preserve and organize archival materials in their collections, this workshop reviews proper storage and handling of collections, basic arrangement techniques, and affordable solutions for supplies and enclosures. The session will also address how to organize materials to make them accessible to researchers.

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Michiganders on the Road - Out in the Outer Banks: North Carolina Shoreline Tour #1

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North Carolina

Join the Historical Society of Michigan for a unique trip to the Outer Banks in Spring 2024. For questions, please call (800) 692-1828 or email hsm@hsmichigan.org.

This tour is full! To register for the second tour, click here.

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Michigan's Father of Modern Horticulture: Dr. Liberty Hyde Bailey

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Virtual

Liberty Hyde Bailey of South Haven is considered by many to be the "Father of Modern Horticulture.” An 1882 graduate of Michigan Agricultural College (now MSU), Bailey later chaired its Horticulture Department—the first in America. Come learn about this leader in agricultural extension services, the 4-H movement, nature study, parcel post, and rural electrification.

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