Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference

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…

  • 4 keynotes that cover a wide range of popular topics.
  • 30 breakout sessions that address local and statewide history, preservation and archival matters, Michigan books and authors, historical individuals, cultural histories, how-to programs, history in the cultural arts, Great Lakes and maritime history, genealogy, and much more.
  • Nearly 50 exhibitors/vendors for attendees to visit.
  • A Friday Reception and a Saturday Gala.
  • 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!

The 62nd annual Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference will be held in March 2021. Exact date and location to be announced.

Download a previous brochure for
a sample of what’s offered.



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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