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Please check with the hosting organization about the events listed below to confirm whether the events are cancelled or not.


Friday, January 21, 2022 | The Clements Bookworm: “Vanguard” with Martha S. Jones | Virtual Event

The U-M Clements Library presents “The Clements Bookworm: “Vanguard” with Martha S. Jones.” Historian Martha S. Jones discusses her 2020 book “Vanguard,” showing how African American women defied both racism and sexism to fight for the ballot, and wielded political power to secure the equality and dignity of all persons. From the earliest days of the republic to the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act and beyond, black women were the vanguard of women’s rights, calling on America to realize its best ideals. The time for this event is 10 a.m., and the cost is free. Register at myumi.ch/gjgzR. For more information, call (734) 649-3370 or visit clements.umich.edu/bookworm-2022-01-21.


May 1, 2021—September 30, 2021 and May 1, 2022—September 30, 2022 | Allen Boat | Algonac

The Algonac Clay Township Historical Society presents “Allen Boat.” Visit to learn about a 1950s Allen Boat, a Wooden Clinker boat built by Jack Allen.  The Maritime Museum in Algonac tells the story of Chris Crafts and Gar Woods boats that were built on the St. Clair River. The exhibit is open during regular museum hours on Saturdays & Sundays from May 1 to September 30 from 1-4 p.m., and it takes place at the Algonac Clay Township Maritime Museum, 1117 St. Clair River Drive. The cost is free. For more information, call (810) 671-7968 or visit www.achistory.com


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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