Society News

2018 Annual Ice Cream Social

Save the Date! Saturday July 28,2018, 11am to 5 pm. Fun for the whole Family – details to follow! $7 per person – $15 for a family of 5

Pine Grove Notes – Moses Wisner

OCPHS will be sponsoring informational sessions about the Wisner family, their estate of Pine Grove, and Pioneer families of Oakland County. These sessions are scheduled for every Wednesday evening from 6 to 7:30 pm in the Carriage House on the property. Topics will vary,suggestions from participants are encouraged.

This Place Matters: Oakland County’s Hidden History

Presenter: Ron Campbell, Oakland County Economic Development and Community Affairs Become an armchair traveler through time and space as some of Oakland County’s hidden history is explored. From the nationally significant to the personally priceless; these are places that make us unique and give special meaning to our communities. Your

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2018 Annual Meeting

All members are welcome to join us at our Annual Meeting, being held in the Carriage House. Join us for breakfast snacks, board elections, some changes to our bylaws, and other horsepuckey.

Captain Furlong in World War I

Captain Furlong in World War I Presented by Larry Hathcock Harold Arthur Furlong (August 25, 1895 – July 27, 1987) was a United States Army First Lieutenant and a recipient of the United States military’s highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for his actions in France during World War I.

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John WiIkes Booth Escape Route

John WiIkes Booth Escape Route Bill is a fascinating speaker with many credentials. He takes us on the Journey an assassin took in the hopes of escape. Through a series of unfortunate omissions and mishaps, John Wilkes Booth was able to get close enough to Lincoln to raise a small,

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