Michigan In Perspective: The Local History Conference

Date/Time:       03/23/2018 - 03/24/2018       12:00 am

Location: Wyndham Gardens Sterling Heights

Michigan in Perspective: The Local History Conference

LHC-current-coverThis conference is held annually in the Wayne/Oakland/Macomb tri-county area and is open to anyone interested in state or regional history.

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Download the 2018 brochure

The largest of our three conferences, this year’s conference offers…

  • Four keynotes
    • From Isolationist to Internationalist: Senator Arthur Vandenberg With Hendrik Meijer of Meijer Inc.
    • Interviewing Michigan: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly With Chuck Stokes of WXYZ/WMYD-TV 7/20 Detroit
    • From Mason to the Motor City: Malcolm X in Detroit With Ilyasah Shabazz of Ilyasah Shabazz Enterprises
    • A Conversation With Judge Avern Cohn With Columnist and Commentator Jack Lessenberry
  • Twenty-five “breakout” sessions that address local and statewide history
  • Nearly 50 exhibitors/vendors for attendees to visit
  • Friday Reception featuring the musical ensemble “Michigan Strings”
  • Saturday Gala: We Built This County: Voices of Macomb’s Past
  • Two days full of “meet and greets,” refreshments, and optional meals
  • New for 2018! Attention educators! SCECHs are now available!

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

For a map to the conference location, click here.