The Chautauqua Movement began at Lake Chautauqua in western New York in 1874. Initially, it was a two-week encampment for training Sunday school teachers. Within a few years, it had evolved into a summer long resort community providing the American Protestant Middle Class with a wholesome option for using the emerging phenomenon of summer vacation. ... Read more
Taylor Historical Society Cemetery committee members will present on their current preservation project in Taylor’s Goldenridge Cemetery (AKA Taylor Township Cemetery), including their many discoveries, headstone preservation efforts, cemetery record revitalization, and their future plans for Goldenridge, as well as the other two municipal cemeteries in Taylor. Those attending will have the opportunity to learn ... Read more
Additional information to follow. Kathy will be selling her books.
Elizabeth Clemens, audiovisual archivist at the Walter P. Reuther Library, will discuss the legacy of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) in Southeastern Michigan, a revolutionary facet of the New Deal that sought to positively impact lives both physically and intellectually through the creation of work relief programs. Topics discussed will include the cultural programs of the Federal ... Read more
Dinner will be at 6:00 pm, Program and meeting will follow at 7:00 pm. Doors open at 5:30 pm.
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