Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference

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Just weeks left to register for the Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference!

March 11-12, 2016 • Sterling Heights, Michigan

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Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference is held annually in the Wayne/Oakland/Macomb tri-county area and is open to anyone interested in state or regional history.

The largest of the Historical Society of Michigan's three conferences, this year’s conference offers…

  • Four keynotes
    • Reflections on Representing Michigan With Former U.S. Senator Carl Levin
    • Forged by Fire: Detroit’s Riots and Rebellions and How Chaos Created a Community With Jamon Jordan
    • A Family’s Story: Asian-American Immigrants 1965 – Present With Theresa Q. Tran
    • Natural and Cultural Resources: A Marriage Made in Michigan With Sandra S. Clark
  • Twenty-five “breakout” sessions that address local and statewide history.
  • Nearly 50 exhibitors/vendors for attendees to visit.
  • Friday Reception featuring the Dodworth Saxhorn Band.
  • Two days full of “meet and greets,” refreshments, and optional meals.
  • Saturday Gala: Echoes of Yesteryear: A Cavalcade of Characters From Michigan’s Past

The Historical Society of Michigan is our state’s oldest cultural organization, founded in 1828 by territorial governor Lewis Cass and explorer Henry Schoolcraft. A nongovernmental nonprofit, the Society focuses on publications, conferences, education, awards and recognition programming, and support for local history organizations to preserve and promote Michigan’s rich history.

For more information on the Historical Society of Michigan, please visit www.hsmichigan.org or e-mail us at hsm@hsmichigan.org.


The Historical Society of Michigan
5815 Executive Dr.
Lansing, MI 48911
Phone: (517) 324-1828
FAX: (517) 324-4370