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Michigan Students Honored at 2021 National History Day

Michigan students were among the thousands of participants competing in the virtual 2021 National History Day contest on June 13-19, 2021. Ten Michigan students received special honors at this year’s competition—including a first-place finish and one special prize.

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Historical Society of Michigan Launches New Michigan Heritage Home™ Program

The Historical Society of Michigan is expanding its series of recognition awards by launching the new Michigan Heritage Home™ program. 

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Announcing the 2021 Michigan History Day State Finals Results

Learn about the Michigan students that achieved honors during this year's competition. 

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Judge Avern Cohn and Wife Donate Michigan Books to Historical Society of Michigan

Retired U.S. District Judge Avern L. Cohn and his wife, Lois, of Birmingham recently donated more books and items to enhance the collection of the Lois and Avern Cohn Library and Archives, located at HSM's Meijer Center for Michigan History in Lansing. 

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The Upper Peninsula History Conference and Michigan History Conference Move to Virtual Formats in 2021

The Historical Society of Michigan has made the difficult decision to shift its remaining annual conferences—the Upper Peninsula History Conference and the Michigan History Conference—to a virtual format for 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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