Special Events

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Detroit Historical Society Special Events take place at both the Detroit Historical Museum and the Dossin Great Lakes Museum. Many are one-day events that often take place annually, such as our popular African American History Day. Others are special programs, such as Lost Mariners at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum and Noel Night at the Detroit Historical Museum.

Please visit our event calendar to learn about upcoming presentations.

Current Special Events:

Happy Birthday, Detroit!
July 23 2015 | 6:00pm to 10:00pm

 Come celebrate 314 years in the D! Presented by the 313 Young Professional Society Detroit Historical Museum, Midtown Join us...

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Great Lakes Maritime Institute Fall Dinner
October 4 2015 | 2:00pm

Guest speaker David Coleman will discuss “Freshwater Whalebacks,” the cargo ships with the unique submarine-like hull. The event...

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