Society News

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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2018 Appreciation Reception

Please make plans to join us for our 2018 Appreciation Reception. This is our chance to say a big thank you to all of our sponsors, volunteers, and members for their part in making 2017 a successful year. Light refreshments will be served open house style in the Carriage House.

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Pine Grove Closed – Christmas Week!

All of us here at Pine Grove, home of the Oakland County Pioneer & Historical Society, wish you a joyous Holiday Season and a prosperous New Year! We will be closed Christmas week to celebrate with our families. We hope to see you again to start the new year when

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Pine Grove Closed – Snow Day

It’s a snow day! The Pine Grove campus is closed today due to snow.   In general, when Pontiac Schools close due to snow, so do we.   Have a great day!

Victorian Open House

Our annual Victorian Open House is a major fundraiser for us, and a wonderful Holiday season event. See this page for details!

Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Parade

Who doesn’t love a parade? A FREE winter festival and parade in downtown Pontiac, Michigan! Bring the whole family down for free horse drawn wagon rides, hot cocoa, smores, kid’s crafts and MUCH MORE!