Wisner Mansion Tour Day

wisner/ December 16, 2018/

Visit the Wisner Mansion all decked out in Victorian Holiday splendor!

Wisner Mansion Tour Day

wisner/ December 9, 2018/

Visit the Wisner Mansion all decked out in Victorian Holiday splendor!

Victorian Open House

wisner/ December 2, 2018/

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

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Holiday Extravaganza Parade and WinterFUN Festival

wisner/ December 1, 2018/

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

wisner/ November 10, 2018/

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,

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Book Signing – Leslie Pielack: “The Saginaw Trail: From Native American Path to Woodward Avenue”

wisner/ November 7, 2018/

Join us at Pine Grove to hear from Leslie Pielack about her new book, “The Saginaw Trail: From Native American Path to Woodward Avenue”, get your copy and have it signed by Leslie, and enjoy some light refreshments as we continue to celebrate Pontiac’s bicentennial week! From: 6-8 PM in the Carriage House. Admission is free, donations are happily accepted.  

The Haunted Mansion at Pine Grove

wisner/ October 20, 2018/

  A family friendly tour of 19th century customs, featuring the ghosts of the Wisner family and friends telling their stories. Children’s crafts and light refreshments served in the Schoolhouse after your tour. Tickets: $10.00 per person, sold in the Gift Shop.

1818 Expedition and the Original Pontiac Plan

wisner/ October 14, 2018/

In October of 1818, five men spent twelve days exploring Oakland County’s lakes area. When they returned, they wrote a newspaper article describing what they found in glowing terms. When it was received in Detroit and New York, the article kicked off the settlement of Pontiac and the creation of Oakland County. Why did they go? What did they see?

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