Upcoming Events

JUL7
Sat 10 AM – noon · Joe Samson is going
So is Earl Watt
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Friday July 20 @ 1:oo till Saturday 2:30 – 3:30 PM
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Historical Society of Greater Lansing SUMMER WALKING TOURS!
Free! Fun! Bring a friend! Save these dates!
Michigan Ave East Side Walking Tour
Saturday, July 14, 2018 – 10:00 a.m.
Tour meets at Michigan Ave. and Clemens St.
Take a walk on the east side, where Lansing grew towards campus.
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2018 Abrams Foundation Family History Seminar
Fri & Sat, Jul 20 & 21 from 9a-4p
at the Michigan History Center (702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI)Keynote speaker: David Lambert.
David Lambert is the Chief Genealogist of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, and is an internationally recognized speaker whose expertise includes New England and Atlantic Canadian records (17th-21st century), military records, DNA research, and Native American & African American genealogical research in New England.

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Guest Speaker Gerry Gould – the 1819 Treaty of Saginaw
Public
· Hosted by Stockbridge Area Genealogical/Historical Society
Tuesday, July 24 at 6:30 PM – 8 PM

Stockbridge Area Genealogical/Historical Society
Stockbridge Township Hall
125 South Clinton Street
Stockbridge, Michigan 49285

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MSU Lastside folklife festival  Saturday, August 11, 10 AM – 8 PM
Allen Neighborhood Center External link – opens in new window, 1611 East Kalamazoo Street, Lansing Eastside Neighborhood
FREE and family friendly!

https://engage.msu.edu/ways-to-engage/public-events-and-programs/lansing-eastside-folklife-festival/home

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Oaklawn Cemetery Tour

Public
· Hosted by
Stockbridge Area Genealogical/Historical Society

Sunday, October 7 at 4 PM – 6 PM

Step back in history for a leisurely stroll through Oaklawn Cemetery! There you will meet actors portraying residents of our area from a variety of time periods, giving you the opportunity to learn about the history of our area and the people who lived here. Tours led by volunteers begin at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, and will depart until 5. A golf cart will be available to assist those with limited mobility.

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Maple Ridge Cemetery Tour

Public
· Hosted by Holt, Michigan: A Slice of History
Sunday, October 21 at 2 PM – 3 PM

Maple Ridge Cemetery
4149 Willoughby Rd, Holt, Michigan 48842
After our largest cemetery tour turnout ever in 2017, the Holt-Delhi Historical Society is returning to Delhi Township’s historic Maple Ridge Cemetery for a tour on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 2 pm. The fall foliage and abundance of history in Maple Ridge is astounding and make for a lovely and educational afternoon. Our stops on the tour have not yet been chosen, so if you have a recommendation for a person or family we should cover please let us know.

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Holt Lions Club 50th Anniversary Panel Discussion

Public

Hosted by Holt, Michigan: A Slice of History
Wednesday, October 10 at 7 PM – 8 PM

Sam Corey Senior Center,
2108 Cedar St, Holt, Michigan 48842
Join the Holt-Delhi Historical Society as we welcome the Holt Lions Club in celebrating their 50th anniversary. Founded in 1968, the Holt Lions have been, for 50 years, a generous community service organization. The Lions will present the history of the Holt Club and provide insight into what Lions International is all about.
The event will be held at the Sam Corey Senior Center on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 7 pm. Parking is available at the Senior Center and overflow parking at the nearby Holt Farmers’ Market.

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Saturday, November 3 2018 MGC Fall Family History Event  (Michigan Events) 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Michigan Library and History Center, 702 W Kalamazoo, Lansing, Michigan Save the Date for the 2018 MGC Fall Family History Event!

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Join the Holt-Delhi Historical Society and local historian Inge Logenburg Kyler for a program on the history of the Holt United Methodist Church. The church’s German roots and 150+ years of history make for a fascinating story. The program will be held in the East Room at the Holt United Methodist Church, 2321 N. Aurelius Road,Holt, on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at 7 pm.