Oak Hill Cemetery Walk – From the Cook Book to the Courthouse

Oak Hill Cemetery Walk – From the Cook Book to the Courthouse

Join us as we celebrate the Suffrage Movement of the early 20th century with an interpretive walk through Oak HIll Cemetery. Meet us at Pine Grove and the Wisner Mansion for free parking and shuttle service to the cemetery. Please pre-register! Call 248-338-6732 for tickets and information, or click here to register and purchase tickets: https://getlocalhop.com/oak-hill-cemetery-walk/event/qMr5ol6Wpz/ Comfortable walking shoes recommended Not recommended for children under 12 years of age. Proceeds

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Outdoor Yoga in the Governor’s Gardens

Outdoor Yoga in the Governor’s Gardens

Join us at Pine Grove for Outdoor Yoga in Governor Moses Wisner’s gardens! Every Thursday from August 22 to September 26, we’re collaborating with Yaktown Yoga for a one-hour outdoor session. Please bring your own mat and a donation for the instructor’s time and expertise. If weather is poor, we will move it indoors for that session.

Oakland County Heritage Conference 2019

Oakland County Heritage Conference 2019

This year’s Heritage Conference will provide communities with ideas and strategies to tell their stories. Stories that can be leveraged to attract more visitors and enrich your community’s sense of place for residents and businesses. Methods, techniques and the role story telling plays in keeping the heritage of important people, places and events alive for future generations will be profiled. As 2020 ushers in Oakland County’s Bicentennial, the conference provides

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Outdoor Yoga in the Governor’s Gardens

Outdoor Yoga in the Governor’s Gardens

Join us at Pine Grove for Outdoor Yoga in Governor Moses Wisner’s gardens! Every Thursday from August 22 to September 26, we’re collaborating with Yaktown Yoga for a one-hour outdoor session. Please bring your own mat and a donation for the instructor’s time and expertise. If weather is poor, we will move it indoors for that session.

Mini-Lecture Series: Confederate Postage in the Civil War – Tom Nelson

Tom will be presenting a slide show of the history of the Confederate States postal system during the Civil War. At first the South used pre-war postage stamps and local provisionals. By June 1861 the System had become centralized in Richmond for the duration of the War. Tom will present the postage in chronological order as they were issued and the particulars behind each stamp. Admission $7.00, light refreshments are

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Patriot Week Academy

Patriot Week Academy

Join us at the Oakland County Pioneer and Historical Society on September 7 for our MEMBERS ONLY Patriot Week Academy! Saturday, September 7th from 9:30am – 11:30am. The event will begin with a welcome and introduction to the Oakland County Pioneer and Historical Society. Our lesson for the Academy this year will cover the Constitution…where it ALL began! We will teach about the Constitution through interactive games and group discussion.

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Outdoor Yoga in the Governor’s Gardens

Outdoor Yoga in the Governor’s Gardens

Join us at Pine Grove for Outdoor Yoga in Governor Moses Wisner’s gardens! Every Thursday from August 22 to September 26, we’re collaborating with Yaktown Yoga for a one-hour outdoor session. Please bring your own mat and a donation for the instructor’s time and expertise. If weather is poor, we will move it indoors for that session.

Outdoor Yoga in the Governor’s Gardens

Outdoor Yoga in the Governor’s Gardens

Join us at Pine Grove for Outdoor Yoga in Governor Moses Wisner’s gardens! Every Thursday from August 22 to September 26, we’re collaborating with Yaktown Yoga for a one-hour outdoor session. Please bring your own mat and a donation for the instructor’s time and expertise. If weather is poor, we will move it indoors for that session.

Pioneer Reunion and Social

Pioneer Reunion and Social

Join us as we celebrate the pioneers and early settlers of Oakland County at our annual summer event, this year called the “Pioneer Reunion and Social”. Other cool news: FREE ADMISSION this year! Thanks to a generous donation, guests are invited to come participate in the Reunion with no admission cost (although any sales on the campus are of course not free). Please bring your friends and family!

War’s Casualties: Hopes & Dreams Dashed – Robert Dustman

War’s Casualties: Hopes & Dreams Dashed – Robert Dustman

A book based on letters home “Defining Moments: A True Story of War, Family Conflict & Reconciliation;” details how war shaped one man. This memoir, written by the soldier’s eldest son, captures in vivid detail Bill Dustman’s transformation from a boy into a man. Robert’s presentation will not be a replay of the experiences his father, G. William Dustman, experienced in the South Pacific during World War II. Instead, he

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