• Posts Tagged ‘hidden history of detroit’

    Stevens T. Mason celebrates the big 2-0-0

    by  • October 26, 2011 • Events, History • 4 Comments

    Who’s celebrating his bicentennial tomorrow? THIS GUY! Stevens Thomson Mason is one of my all-time favorite characters from Detroit history. Determined! Dreamy! Stubborn! Stylish! Triumphant! Tragic! The boy governor had it all. This time last year we were re-interring Stevens T. Mason for the FOURTH time. Buried first in New York City after his...

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    Palmer Park, parties, and Chief Pontiac

    by  • October 21, 2011 • Events • 1 Comment

    EDIT (as of 10/24/11): Thanks to those of you who joined us for the tour on Saturday! We had a lovely time meeting lots of new people, telling historical tales and reveling in the perfect fall weather. If you are looking for the historical photos of the old Log Cabin that I mentioned, you...

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    The book is here

    by  • October 12, 2011 • Hidden History of Detroit • 6 Comments

    So my book is officially here. So what next? That question rattled me yesterday, when I looked at the calendar, startled, and realized that this was the day. It felt like I had accidentally skipped class on the day of a major exam. But slowly it dawned on me that this is just the...

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