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EVENTS

Saturday, January 22, 2022 | Launch of the History Detectives 2022 Virtual Programing | Virtual

The Greater Grand Rapids Women’s History Council presents “Launch of the History Detectives 2022 Virtual Programing.” History Detectives is launching their YouTube Channel on January 22!
Eight pre-recorded programs ranging from the shores of Lake Michigan through Grand Rapids to the statewide library in Lansing! Settle in for a full day of Michigan history on a wintry Saturday or watch the programs you want when it suits you! The cost is free and the programs can be accessed at historydetectivesgr.org any time on January 22, 2022 and after. For more information, call (616) 574-7307 or visit historydetectivesgr.org.

EXHIBITS

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 through Saturday, April 2, 2022 | One Small Town, Four Major Clockmakers | Zeeland

The Zeeland Historical Society presents “One Small Town, Four Major Clockmakers.” Explore the history of clockmaking in Zeeland, MI, which was once home to four major clock manufacturers. This exhibit will share not only the fascinating history of the industry and its impact on the community, but also the story of how these clocks were made, who made them, and how they work. Whether you are interested in history, clocks, design, engineering, or manufacturing, this exhibit has something for everyone to enjoy. Make sure to bring the kid’s along for interactive activities that will invite them to learn more about clocks. The time for this event is Wednesdays through Fridays 10 a.m. -5 p.m., and Saturdays 10 a.m. -3 p.m., and it takes place at Dekker Huis Museum, 37 E Main Ave. The cost is free, but donations are appreciated. For more information, call (616) 772-4079 or email info@zeelandhistory.org.

 

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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