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Participate in one of our many programs exploring Michigan's history.

For history enthusiasts, professionals, and everyone in between

History Hounds® Lecture Series

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If you enjoy “sniffing out” and exploring fascinating historical subjects, the Historical Society of Michigan’s History Hounds® Lecture Series offers weekly in-depth presentations, allowing attendees to curl up with a myriad of historical topics.

History Skills Workshops®

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These training opportunities help historical organizations and interested history advocates gain skills that can be applied in museums, organizations, and personal collections.  

Michiganders on the Road®

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Join us as we tour Michigan and other sections of America on trips designed for history fans.

Michigan History Alliance®

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The Michigan History Alliance® is a statewide program of the Historical Society of Michigan that helps our member organizations preserve and promote history by providing training for their staff and volunteers, fostering collaboration, and sharing information and best practices.

Michigan History Moment®

Michigan History Moment

A three-minute radio program that focuses on people, places, and events in Michigan’s past and airs on radio stations throughout the state. 

Calling all readers!

In addition to the many programs, conferences, and events that the Historical Society of Michigan produces, we also publish a fair amount of reading material. Learn more about our award-winning popular history magazine, Michigan History, as well as our membership magazine, Chronicle, and more in publications section. 

Michigan History and Chronicle magazine


If you are interested in our programs, have a question, or would like to speak with us, we'd love to hear from you. Reach out to our staff at or give us a call at (517) 324-1828 today. 

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