Lecture: Julia DiLaura "Schlussel Bathhouse Archaeology"

June 30 2024 | 2:30pm to 4:00pm

In 1907 Louis Schlussel opened a bathhouse at the corner of Alfred and St. Antoine streets, featuring Detroit’s first documented mikveh (Jewish ritual bath).  Come learn about the 2019 archaeological dig that recovered a fascinating and forgotten slice of history. Following the lecture, attendees are invited to see the Schlussel Bathhouse artifacts on display in In the Neighborhood: Everyday Life on Hastings Street, Jewish Historical Society of Michigan’s exhibition located in the Robert and Mary Ann Bury Community Gallery (2nd floor).

Presented by Jewish Historical Society of Michigan.

Free with museum admission.

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