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In addition to all of our Historical Society of Michigan-hosted events, our online calendar is open for rolling submissions to all of our member local historical organizations and entities throughout Michigan. You must be logged in to our website in order to submit an event. For details or assistance in submitting an event for consideration to our online calendar, please email us at

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Mackinac's Island House Hotel: A Family Legacy



Initially constructed for Charles O’Malley in 1852 as a beachfront resort, the Island House was one of the first summer hotels on Mackinac Island. The Victorian structure was rescued from pending demolition in 1969, and has operated as a family business ever since. Join the presenter to learn the history of this striking Michigan Historic Landmark and the family that saved it.

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Michigan in the Civil War


St. Ignace Public Library, 110 W. Spruce St., St. Ignace, MI 49781

In 1861, Michigan had 1,200 men in the State Militia and by January 1865, nearly 89,000 Michigan soldiers had served in the war.

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History Hounds: Conference Break



There will be no History Hounds® lecture on June 20 due to the Upper Peninsula History Conference. Join us in Iron Mountain! Click here to learn more about the conference.

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2023 Upper Peninsula History Conference


Kingsford High School – Iron Mountain, MI

The Upper Peninsula History Conference offers…

  • 3 keynotes that cover a wide range of popular topics.
  • 15 breakout sessions and workshops.
  • Exhibitors and vendors for attendees to visit.
  • Unique historical tour opportunities

This conference keeps growing each year… come see what all the excitement is about!

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