Bus Tour: Then & Now – Our Four Communities (1820-2020)

wisner/ April 28, 2020/

Oakland County celebrates its 200th birthday and we’re joining in on the festivities. During the hop-on hop-off bus tour you will visit our four communities: Keego Harbor, Sylvan Lake, Orchard Lake, and West Bloomfield. Italian buffet luncheon at Gino’s Italian Restaurant included. Presentation materials will be available for purchase. Sponsored with West Bloomfield Parks and the Senior Resource Group. Register

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Then & Now – Our Four Communities (1820-2020)

wisner/ April 22, 2020/

Oakland County celebrates its 200th birthday and we’re joining in on the festivities. We’ll present an evening of pictures, stories, and the history of our four communities Keego Harbor, Sylvan Lake, Orchard Lake, and West Bloomfield. Presented by GWBHS volunteers. Sponsored with West Bloomfield Library. No charge. Venue: West Bloomfield Library, 4600 Walnut Lake Road, West Bloomfield

Oakland County Bicentennial Celebration

wisner/ March 28, 2020/

Happy Birthday, Oakland County! Celebration Details to Come. A full day of festivities! Specific details coming soon.  

“Oakland County’s Distinctive Downtowns”- Robert Gibbs, AICP, ASLA

wisner/ January 23, 2020/

Join us as we begin our 2020 Oakland County Bicentennial Lecture Series with a talk by Robert Gibbs, AICP, ASLA, titled “Oakland County’s Distinctive Downtowns” – Examining our lost historic downtown squares. Robert Gibbs (AICP, ASLA) is a nationally known urban planning leader and president of Gibbs Planning Group, a national leader in urban planning and real estate consulting based in

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Historical Society Holiday Party

wisner/ December 20, 2019/

Historical Society Holiday Party   More details to follow, but please check our facebook page for the most recent updates.