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Jan 6

Registration now open for the 2022 Local History Conference!

The 64th annual Michigan in Perspective: Local History Conference will be held virtually March 25-26, 2022. Held annually in the spring in the Metro Detroit area, this conference is open to anyone interested in state or regional history. The largest of our three conferences, the Local History Conference offers… 6 keynotes that cover a wide […]

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Jan 2

Join us for our WEEKLY History Hounds® presentations.

Or call (800) 692-1828. All History Hounds® presentations will be REMOTE-ACCESS-ONLY until further notice. You can enjoy the content from the comfort and safety of your home. Connecting is easy! Instructions for remote access will be e-mailed to participants in advance. If you enjoy “sniffing out” and exploring fascinating historical subjects, the Historical Society of […]

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Dec 16

See what’s in the newest issue of Michigan History

January/February 2022 Profiles: Felix Schlag – read this article online! Lewis Cass: A Complicated History The Queen of Blues: Dinah Washington in Michigan – read this article online! Greener Pastures: Irish Immigrants in the U.P. A Step Back in Time: Wood Sidewalks and Dirt Streets A New Era in Retail: Metro Detroit’s Northland Center Keeping […]

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Nov 10

Check out the new Fall 2021 Chronicle!

Chronicle magazine is the membership publication of the Historical Society of Michigan and reaches all of the Society’s 5,000-plus individual and organizational members. Issued quarterly, the magazine contains articles that celebrate Michigan’s history and the preservation of the state’s diverse cultures and heritages. In addition, Chronicle’s special sections provide promotion and awareness for the Society’s […]

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Oct 5

Apply for the Michigan Heritage Home™ Program!

Is your house more than 100 years old? Would you like to celebrate that fact? The Michigan Heritage Home™ program recognizes houses that were constructed at least 100 years ago and are in substantially original condition. That designation comes with a handsome cast-aluminum plaque that lets everyone know that your home has its own rich […]

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Oct 1

Join the fun…”like” us on Facebook!

Did you know HSM is on Facebook? Follow us today to receive… Historical tidbits and trivia Vintage photos Member Spotlights Advance notice for events Announcements And so much more!

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Jul 29

In Memory of Senator Carl Levin

In Memory of Senator Carl M. Levin June 28, 1934 – July 29, 2021 Watch The Heart of the Matter: A Conversation With Senator Carl Levin. Carl Levin, respected by colleagues and political opponents alike for his diligent approach to public service, appreciated the importance of understanding of history—especially Michigan history. In fact, he made his […]

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Apr 12

Register today for the virtual 2021 U.P. History Conference, June 25 & 26!

The 72nd annual Upper Peninsula History Conference will be a VIRTUAL EVENT on Friday & Saturday, June 25 & 26, 2021. The annual Upper Peninsula History Conference pays particular attention to U.P. history topics and themes. This year’s virtual conference will explore the heritage of the Bay Mills/Brimley area and many other subjects from the […]

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Jul 5

Collecting Stories of Life During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Historical Society of Michigan is sponsoring an effort of the Library of Michigan to collect your stories of life during the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us in many different ways, and we are all eyewitnesses to the events that have been unfolding in the last few weeks. This is […]

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Jun 3

HSM STATEMENT: We Stand in Solidarity With Those Seeking Justice

Now, more than ever, we must look through the lens of history to understand the racial injustice that has coursed through our nation’s life and sparked the current turmoil. Only a full understanding of a past that includes slavery, segregation, and intolerance will enable us to move forward to a better future. The issues now […]

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