Nose to the Grindstone: Mills of Oakland County

    Dave Decker will present his research on milling in Oakland County from the mid-1800’s through the 1920’s, how mills affected daily life, and how “where you can put the mill” affected the founding of Oakland County’s villages and towns. His research on Dawson’s Mill in Pontiac will be highlighted.

Board Meeting

Held on Wednesday to avoid conflict with the Dream Cruise.

Annual Ice Cream Summer Social

Annual Ice Cream Summer Social

Our annual Summer Ice Cream Social is a major fundraiser for the society, and offers a lot of fun for the entire family. $7.00 per person or $15.00 per family. Click here to get the details!

Myths & Legends of the Civil War

Civil War expert and OCPHS board member Bill Grandstaff presents our next Mini-Lecture, Myths and Legends of the Civil War on Sunday June 11 at 2 p.m. Bill’s intriguing new talk looks at stories that have evolved surrounding the Civil War, shedding light on the “fake news” of the day and exposing surprising truths about that conflict’s folklore. Join fellow historians and truth-seekers in the Carriage House! Admission $7, light

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