Pine Grove Closed – Snow Day!

Pine Grove Closed – Snow Day!

The Pontiac School District is closed today due to road conditions, and since the schools are closed, well then so are we. Please stay safe out there, we will be open Thursday, weather permitting.   Photo of the Pine Grove campus, circa 1920. Courtesy of the David C Wallace Collection, Oakland County Pioneer and Historical Society.

Confederate Postage in the Civil War – Tom Nelson

Confederate Postage in the Civil War – Tom Nelson

Confederate Postage in the Civil War Presented by Tom Nelson, Adjunct Professor at MCCC – 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

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Victorian Open House

Victorian Open House

A Wisner Family Celebration When: Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 1 to 4 PM at  Pine Grove 405 Cesar E Chavez Pontiac, MI 48342 Admission: $7 per person, $15 per family of 5. Tour Governor Moses Wisner’s home all decked out in Victorian splendor! Visit with Good Old St. Nick, enjoy music, carols, cocoa and cookies Private Tours of the Wisner Mansion – December 9th and 16th from 1 to

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Holiday Extravaganza Parade and WinterFUN Festival

Holiday Extravaganza Parade and WinterFUN Festival

Who doesn’t love a parade? Or a winter festival? A FREE winter festival and parade in downtown Pontiac, Michigan! Bring the whole family down!   Including a historic trolley tour of Pontiac’s historic buildings!

Underground Railroad Historic Site Tour

Due to high demand, historian Willie Payne and the Oakland County Historical Society will conduct a second Underground Railroad Historic Site Tour. You will explore sites in Pontiac, Orchard Lake, Walled Lake, Farmington and Detroit used to harbor southern fugitive slaves and hear stories of how local abolitionists helped them escape to Canada on the Underground Railroad. Capacity: 56 people, transportation by coach. Cost: $35.00 per person, includes light lunch.

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