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Michigan History Conference

Our fall conference explores Michigan’s history and offers a close look at the heritage of the host area.

Uncover Michigan's past at the state history conference

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Michigan History Conference

This annual event celebrates all aspects of the state's history and offers:

  • Keynotes that cover a wide range of popular topics
  • Breakout sessions, workshops, and tours
  • President’s Reception and State History Awards Banquet (Learn more)
  • HSM's Annual Meeting – find out what we've been up to
  • Exhibitors and vendors for attendees to visit
  • Networking opportunities

Join us to learn about Michigan's rich, diverse history!

Join us in Albion this fall!

Check back here for registration information about the 2022 Michigan History Conference, scheduled for September 23-25, 2022, in Albion, Michigan. For an idea of the type of content the conference provides, please refer to the program below for the most recent virtual event:

The Michigan History Conference booklet

Future Conferences

148th Annual Meeting and Michigan History Conference

September 23–25, 2022
Albion, MI – Albion College


149th Annual Meeting and Michigan History Conference

September 22–24, 2023
Location to be announced

Recent Conferences

147th Annual Meeting and Michigan History Conference

September 24–25, 2021
Lansing, MI – Virtual
Program


146th Annual Meeting and Michigan History Conference

October 2–3, 2020
Lansing, MI – Virtual
Program


145th Annual Meeting and Michigan History Conference

September 27-29, 2019
Ludington, MI – West Shore Community College
Program


144th Annual Meeting and Michigan History Conference

September 21-23, 2018
Sturgis, MI – Sturges-Young Auditorium & Civic Center


143rd Annual Meeting and Michigan History Conference

September 22-24, 2017
Holland, MI – Hope College

Michigan History and Chronicle magazine

Get the most out of Michigan's history

If you're considering attending one of our conferences, or are already an attendee, we encourage you to check out our HSM membership program. With significant discounts to all of our conferences and events, the membership is a great way to save and enjoy all of our additional history content. All HSM members receive conference discounts, free access to weekly History Hounds® live lectures and previously recorded lectures, both Michigan History and Chronicle magazines, and more. 

Questions? 

We'd love to help! Reach out to our HSM staff today at hsm@hsmichigan.org or by calling us at (517) 324-1828.