Detroit Historical Society Events Listing

Packard Proving Grounds
August 23 2014 | 10:00am to 12:00pm

Dedicated in 1927, the buildings at the Proving Grounds in Utica were designed by Albert Kahn, and the oval test track was so...

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ArtWalk at WSU
September 6 2014 | 10:00am to 10:30am

This tour is SOLD OUT. For wait list information, please call 313.833.1801. With generous support from the Community Foundation...

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Historic Houses of Worship Tours
September 8 2014 | 10:00am to 4:00pm

This tour is SOLD OUT. For wait list information, please call 313.833.1801. Stops for this tour are Central United Methodist, St...

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30th Annual Conference of the Association for Great Lakes Maritime History
September 13 2014 (All day)

The Detroit Historical Society and the Dossin Great Lakes Museum are proud to host the 30th Annual Conference of the Association...

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Historic Fort Wayne
September 13 2014 | 10:00am to 12:00pm

This tour is SOLD OUT. For wait list information, please call 313.833.1801. Fort Wayne was built in 1845 in response to the...

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A Bicentennial Commemoration of “The Star-Spangled Banner”
September 14 2014 | 2:00pm

In the early light of dawn of September 14, 1814, Francis Scott Key scanned the horizon to see if the American flag was still...

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Anthem
September 14 2014 | 3:00pm to 4:00pm

(Running time: 61 minutes) This film reveals the origin of Francis Scott Key’s creation of “The Star-Spangled Banner” and...

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River Channels
September 14 2014 | 3:00pm to 3:20pm

SHOWN AT THE DOSSIN GREAT LAKES MUSEUM (Running time: 20 minutes) Join the divers of the Noble Odyssey Foundation’s research team...

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J.W. Westcott Co. Offices
September 20 2014 | 10:00am to 12:30pm

This tour is SOLD OUT. For wait list information, please call 313.833.1801. The J.W. Westcott Company was established in 1874 by...

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Woodmere Cemetery
September 27 2014 | 10:00am to 12:00pm

Woodmere is one of the most historic cemeteries in the Detroit area. Since its founding in 1867 by a group of prominent Detroit...

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Lost Mariners Remembrance
November 10 2014 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm

This memorable annual program remembers sailors lost on the Great Lakes. A lantern vigil at the Edmund Fitzgerald anchor begins...

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Marine Mart
November 15 2014 | 9:30am to 2:00pm

The annual Marine Mart is a flea market desgined for Great Lakes enthusiasts. It features great holiday shopping and shiploads of...

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