Architecture of Death with Ron Campbell

Architecture of Death

Man has long been fascinated by death and its attendant traditions, customs and rituals. From the earliest recorded history to the present day, death has inspired architecture around the world. Join Ron Campbell, AIA, Principal Planner/Preservation Architect for Oakland County's Department of Economic Development & Community Affairs, for a fascinating program on the architecture, symbolism, and creativity borne from death. Sunday, October 18 at 2:00, $5 admission includes light refreshments. This program is part of our on-going Small Talk history lecture series.

2016 Calendars Now Available


Filled with delightful full-color images of vintage Pontiac post cards, these calendars will go fast. Stop by our office or gift shop, or order on-line by clicking here. $15 each (plus $5 postage if mailed). Enjoy looking back at Pontiac's past while keeping track of your present and future!

The Haunted Mansion at Pine Grove

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The Haunted Mansion at Pine Grove
A family friendly tour of 19th Century customs.
Weekends in October: 3rd & 4th, 10th & 11th, 17th & 18th, 24th & 25th
1pm - 5 pm each day
Children's crafts and light refreshments served in the School House after the tour.
$5 per person/$10 per family of 5
Tickets sold in the Gift Shop
(248) 338-6732

Hours of Operation

Our office and research library are generally open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., but our hours may vary due to the schedules of our volunteers or due to inclement weather. To ensure that someone will be here to assist you, please call ahead before visiting. Group Tours of Pine Grove must be arranged in advance. Contact us and we'll be happy to schedule a time for your group tour of six or more people.

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