Polar Bears of WWI with Mike Grobbel

Copeland Center 2306 Fourth Street, Wyandotte, Michigan

One hundred and four years ago during the winter of 1918-1919, 5,200 U.S. soldiers - the majority of them from Michigan - were stranded in a sub-arctic region of North Russia, engaged in bitter combat with the Bolshevik Red Army. They had arrived in Archangel, Russia on September 4, 1918, and their battles continued long ... Read more

DRGS Used Book Sale

DRGS Library 28639 Division St., Flat Rock, MI, United States

June 7, 8, and 9, 2022, from 1 PM to 6 PM each day. At DRGS Library and hallway, inside Flat Rock Schools Admin Building. Hardcover and softcover books and pamphlets Research volumes and DRGS publications Local city, county, and church histories Local Cemetery books Free will donation 28639 Division St. at Gibraltar Rd. Flat ... Read more

DRGS Annual Pot Luck Dinner

Copeland Center 2306 Fourth Street, Wyandotte, Michigan

Setup at 5:15 pm Doors open at 5:30  pm Dinner starts at 6:00 pm The meeting and program (below) begin at 7:00 pm The DGS Annual Pot Luck Dinner returns on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, before our evening presentation. Sign-up sheets will be available at our meetings before the pot-luck to track each member's bringing ... Read more

Prohibition’s Proving Ground: Cops, Cars and Rumrunners in the Toledo-Detroit-Windsor Corridor with Joseph Boggs

Copeland Center 2306 Fourth Street, Wyandotte, Michigan

Do you like stories about booze, cars, cops, and crime? Then join Joe Boggs, the author of a new book called Prohibition's Proving Ground, as he shares how prohibition enforcement and automobile culture collided on the Toledo-Detroit-Windsor corridor. With a special emphasis on the Downriver area, the presentation will focus on how our region's automobile ... Read more

Michigan True Crime–Murder Mayhem Michigan with Tobin Buhk

Copeland Center 2306 Fourth Street, Wyandotte, Michigan

Come face to face with the malefactors who stained the pages of Michigan history with blood spatter: The Killer Dentist, a Grand Rapids native who tried to poison his way into his wife’s inheritance; The Detroit Bluebeard, who prowled matrimonial ads for victims; The Michigan Borgia, who removed an entire branch of her family tree ... Read more