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.
Hmong Americans of Michigan
Tuesday, April 10, 6 p.m.
Author and historian, Martha Bloomfield will share the history of the Hmong people and their flight to America following the end of the Vietnam War. Come and learn about the history of the Hmong and the lives they established in Michigan, including a personal story from one Hmong American family.
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.
Historical Society Board meetings are at 5:00 p.m. prior to the following meetings: