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History Detectives: Sleuthing for Local History

January 20 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

A day-long event made up of six programs exploring various aspects of Grand Rapids history. Presented by area historians and members of historical and cultural organizations, topics are varied and reflect the unique heritage of West Michigan. Topics include:

  • Welcome to Madison Square

  • Elective Detectives and Crowdsourcing Grand Rapids Women’s History

  • Marking History: State Historical Markers in Grand Rapids

  • African Americans in Early Grand Rapids

  • Dress Discoveries: Fashion and the Voigt Family

  • The North End Gets a Name

All events are free and open to the public. Space is limited and seating is offered first come, first served. There will be an overflow room available with simulcast video presentation. A boxed lunch is available for purchase. Email rsvp@grpl.org to purchase a lunch.

Details

Date:
January 20
Time:
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Venue

Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States
Phone:
616-988-5400
Website:
www.grpl.org

Organizer

Grand Rapids Public Library
Phone:
616-988-5400
Email:
web@grpl.org
Website:
www.grpl.org