Board Meeting

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Board of Directors meeting. Members are welcome!

Pine Grove Notes – Moses Wisner

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OCPHS will be sponsoring informational sessions about the Wisner family, their estate of Pine Grove, and Pioneer families of Oakland County. These sessions are scheduled for every Wednesday evening from 6 to 7:30 pm in the Carriage House on the property. Topics will vary,suggestions from participants are encouraged.

This Place Matters: Oakland County’s Hidden History

wisner/ May 20, 2018/

Presenter: Ron Campbell, Oakland County Economic Development and Community Affairs Become an armchair traveler through time and space as some of Oakland County’s hidden history is explored. From the nationally significant to the personally priceless; these are places that make us unique and give special meaning to our communities. Your itinerary will include places in Oakland which you probably never

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2018 Annual Meeting

wisner/ May 19, 2018/

All members are welcome to join us at our Annual Meeting, being held in the Carriage House. Join us for breakfast snacks, board elections, some changes to our bylaws, and other horsepuckey.

Our 2018 Annual Giving Campaign is happening now!

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Our Annual Giving Campaign is under way! Please click here to donate!   With lots of options for giving this year, we hope you’ll give generously to support our work in maintaining and sharing Pine Grove and Oakland County’s history. We’re going places!

Captain Furlong in World War I

wisner/ April 22, 2018/

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. After earning the Medal of Honor, he joined the Michigan

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John WiIkes Booth Escape Route

wisner/ March 11, 2018/

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, single shot derringer and shoot him at point blank range.

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Mini-Lecture: Maureen Young – “The History of Pop-Up Books” 

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“The History of Pop-Up Books”February 18th 2:00 PM- Mini Lecture by Maureen Young Have you ever opened a book and literally had the story jump up off the page at you? Maureen will guide us though a history of how these delightful tomes came to be, with many examples from her own collection. Admission $7 ~ Light refreshments served.