Blessing of the Fleet

Each year on the second Sunday of March, a unique and long-standing service is held at the Mariners’ Church of Detroit—the annual blessing of the fleet

From the CEO: March 2022

Dear Friends,  

Detroit Tigers First Opening Day

Detroit Tigers Opening Days have been legendary since the begining. 

Huber and Metzger Bike Shop in the Streets of Old Detroit

Learn about the real-life bicycle shop that inspired a replica in the Streets of Old Detroit at the Detroit Historical Museum. 

Maritime Miniatures: The Art of the Ship Model on Display!

New, Museum-wide special exhibition at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum. 

Albert and Julius Kahn

Albert and Julius Kahn were partners in architectural innovations.  

Exploring Hamtramck with Historic Photos

Explore Hamtramck through historic photos from the Detroit Historical Society’s collection.  

From the CEO: February 2022

Dear Friends,  

NBA's 75th Anniversary

Prepare for March Madness with history on Detroit’s best basketball players and celebrate the NBA's 75th Anniversary! 

Detroit's Doorway to Freedom

Learn why Detroit is called the Doorway to Freedom.