Skip To Content
Facebook  Twitter  Pinterest  Wordpress  Apple App Store  Tumblr  YouTube  Instagram  GoodReads  GooglePlay

Upcoming Events

Historical Commission Programs

New York’s Burned Over District: Migration to Michigan, 1820-1850

Thursday 7-8:30pm
Jan 24

Jim Craft, a historian and member of the Oakland County Historical Commission, will connect Michigan history to New York. These settlers brought with them their religious beliefs which helped shape Michigan. Religious revival in New York spurred these Michigan settlers to found religious schools such as Albion, Kellogg’s of Battle Creek and schools for the deaf.

Age: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Whole Meeting Room

Farmington Junction A Trolley History

Thursday 7-8:30pm
Feb 28

Brian Golden, a local historian, will speak about the light-rail system that ran from downtown Detroit to downtown Farmington, connecting farming communities to the city. Hear stories about the Detroit United Railway, from its rise and expansion to its demise.

Age: 16+
Price: Free Community Event
Registration Begins: Dec 1
Registration Ends: When Filled
Location: Whole Meeting Room