Michigan in Perspective: Local History Conference

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The 2021 Michigan in Perspective: Local History Conference Goes Virtual

The 63rd Michigan in Perspective: Local History Conference was presented as a virtual program due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The event took place Friday-Saturday, March 19-20, 2021 – BUT you can still “attend”! We are offering an Encore Registration to those that missed the conference.

All but three of the 37 keynotes and breakouts were recorded and are available on the conference website.  Once you register using the link below we will email you login credentials so you can access the conference website and watch all of the recorded sessions, visit the exhibitor pages, and enjoy other prerecorded content that was available to conference attendees!

Register for the conference online

Registered? Log in to the conference

Download the 2021 bookletLHC-current-cover

This year’s conference offers…

  • Five keynotes
    • Capitals and Capitols: Michigan’s Odyssey From Detroit to Lansing
    • The Heart of the Matter: A Conversation With Senator Carl Levin
    • The Roar of ’84: An Interview With Dave Rozema
    • Crusader for Justice: Judge Damon J. Keith
    • Beyond the Bus: The Life of Activist Rosa Parks
  • 32 “breakout” sessions that address local and statewide history
  • On-demand videos before, during, and after the conference
    • Tours
    • Hear authors talk about their books
    • Workshops
    • Even more history presentations
    • Learn more about the conference sponsors

For those who transferred their registration from the 2020 conference to the 2021 event, questions can be directed to conference@hsmichigan.org.

2021 LHC sponsors


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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