Courage in Action

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Tuesday, March 12, 6:00 p.m.

Coretta Scott King, Rosa Parks, Dorothy Height… These are just a few of the famous female crusaders in the national Civil Rights Movement. But what about the Civil Rights champions closer to home? Michigan Women Forward will share stories of some of the courageous Michigan women who fought for Civil Rights.

We will host the Historical Society Board and Annual Meeting before our education session on March 12 at 5:00 p.m.

A History of the Michigan Bulletin

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A History of the Michigan Bulletin

Tuesday, February 12, 6:00 p.m.

For 25 years The Michigan Bulletin has been providing an alternative news source to Lansing area residents. Join the owner and general manager, Marcus Jefferson, to learn the history of the newspaper and some of the changes in Lansing the paper has been witness to over the years.MI Bullitin

Waverly Park

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Waverly Park

Tuesday, November 27, 6 p.m.

Waverly Park, located on the north bank of the Grand River on the east side of Waverly Road, was for a time Lansing’s own version of Disneyland and a favorite destination of Lansingites during the late 1800’s. Join DTDL’s Tom Moore to learn more about this forgotten Lansing attraction.

Programs are held at the

Delta Township District Library

Delta Township Historical Society

517-974-5523 Ritalamo@hotmail.com

 

Lansing Model Railroad Tour

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Thursday, June 28, 2018, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

5309 Old Lansing Road, Lansing, MI 48917

ALL ABOARD!  Welcome to the Lansing Model Railroad Club (LMRC) and its Hogsback & Southern Railroad!  We are an established HO scale model railroad club and a 501(c)(3) non-profit tax-exempt educational organization.  The club is located in the former Grand Trunk Western Millett depot with a long history in Lansing, Michigan

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Restoring Old Photographs

Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 6:30 p.m.

Joseph Yarbrough will speak on restoring old photos.

He will show examples of before and after restoration.

Hmong Americans in Michigan

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Michigan has the fourth largest population of Hmong Americans in the United States. Join author and oral historian Martha Aladjem Bloomfield to learn about the history of the Hmong people, their flight to America following the Vietnam War and how they have made their new homes in Michigan.

 

This program is part of the 2018 Capital Area Reads. Join the Delta Township District Library and the Capital Area District Libraries for events and discussions related to the 2018 selection Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue throughout March and April and then come hear the author speak at the Lansing Center on Saturday, April 28 at 4 p.m. For more information about Capital Area Reads and related events visit dtdl.org/capreads.

One Room School Houses

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One-Room School Houses of Eaton County

Tuesday, March 13, 6 p.m.

Learn about the Eaton County One-Room School Houses featured in the Eaton County Historical Commission’s new book, Rural Schools of Eaton County, MI. Led by Jan Sedore and Joe Ann Nehmer, a group of dedicated volunteers painstakingly scoured the corners of the county to find information about the current status of the buildings to early photos and student rolls. From attics to libraries and basements to barns they have scanned, copied and saved information that may have otherwise been lost.