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When: Friday, May 31st, 2013 5:00 – 7:00 pm Where: Creyts Building 831 N. Washington St., Lansing MI (corner of Washington and Oakland) For more information: 517-282-0671 or firstname.lastname@example.org Mark your calendars for Friday, May 31 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm when HSGL’s newest exhibit, Lansing Eats! will … Continue reading
Please join us on May 15th for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of Meadowvue, today known as the English Inn. The fundraising event will take place from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm and will include an in-depth, behind the scenes tour … Continue reading
HSGL President Valerie Marvin will lead a tour of the campus of the Michigan School for the Blind (1141 N. Pine Street, Lansing MI) beginning at 6:00 pm on Thursday April 18th. The tour will conclude with a light snack … Continue reading
The Historical Society of Greater Lansing is now collecting objects for our next exhibit, Lansing Eats! , which will focus on our local food culture. Among the items we are seeking are: – Menus, ephemera, and objects related to Lansing-area … Continue reading
Please join HSGL for a talk by Grand Hotel historian Bob Tagart for a talk on the history of Michigan’s most famous historic hotel, located on beautiful Mackinac Island. A History of the Grand Hotel Thursday, March 21, 7:00 pm … Continue reading
City Pulse: “Born of fire: Local author conjures up historical fiction based on real Lansing tragedy”
Our meeting is featured here – check it out!
The 1934 Kerns Hotel fire, considered to be the worst fire in the Lansing history and responsible for 32 deaths, is the inspiration for a new novel by Barbara Saxena, a local area physician and author. The author will discuss … Continue reading
Please check out this article featuring Linda Peckham and Robert Morris: “As president of the Historical Society, Peckham was constantly researching, writing and planning, working to increase area residents’ awareness of Lansing’s unique past. She led walking tours throughout Lansing … Continue reading
Check out the recent coverage of our new exhibit in the Lansing State Journal: “Exhibit recreates ‘Lansing High School Days’ Memorabilia from Lansing schools featured This is the second “pop-up” exhibit presented by the nonprofit group, following a summer feature … Continue reading