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History Detectives: Sleuthing for Local History
January 19 @ 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:
Lawrence C. Earle is Grand Rapids’ First Artist
African American Women in Turn-of-the-Twentieth Century Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids and the Holocaust
Evening Entertainment in Grand Rapids, 1940-1970
School Gardening Programs in Progressive Era Grand Rapids
WWII: When Patriotism Was the Norm
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 email@example.com to purchase a lunch.