Membership meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month (excluding July, August, and December) at 7:00 pm at:
The Copeland Center
2306 Fourth Street (between Northline and Eureka)
Wyandotte, Michigan 48192
February 19, 2020, 7:00 pm – Dennis Skupinski – Michigan Military Heritage Museum
Michigan’s contribution to the World War was more than just its service people. It was the center for a spy ring, starting point of the peace movement, center for airplane production and armaments, and so much more. Learn what Michigan contributed to the Great War and Veteran’s Day.
March 18, 2020, 7:00 pm – Jill Arnold – Seeking Michigan vs Michiganology websites
April 15, 2020, 7:00 pm – Jim Jackson – Researching the War of 1812
An overview of the causes and significant events of this war, the only war partially fought on Michigan soil. Also how to research military, bounty land and pension records online or at local, state or national archives.
May 20, 2020, 6:00 pm Potluck Dinner
May 20, 2020, 7:00 pm Elizabeth Clemens – Poletown
This is a presentation on Poletown, as it relates to a series of photographs in the Folklore Archives, at Wayne State University.
May 31 – June 7, 2020 – DRGS Research Trip to Salt Lake City
June 20, 2020 , 7:00 pm – Derek Blount – Peter Robinson Settlements 1823 & 1825 – A British/Canadian Experiment
Destitute Irish families were brought to Upper Canada to this settlement. Derek will explore the what, where, and why of the plan and the records.
September 16, 2020, 7:00 pm Michael Rodriguez – Detroit’s Belle Isle: Island Park Gem
This is an Arcadia Book. More information coming soon.