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Best Places For Women’s History In Detroit

History often omitted “her”story because, in countless cultures, the patriarchal paradigm dominated. Now, women’s contributions to human survival and progress get much more appreciation.

03/12/2012

Martha Reeves casts her hands in a cement block as part of the upcoming Detroit Legends Plaza display. (WWJ Photo/Stephanie Davis)

Motown Star Lends A Hand For Upcoming Detroit Legends Plaza

A legendary Motown singer was in the spotlight Thursday, putting their handprints on a historical display coming soon to Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2012

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Detroit Historical Society Presents 313 Trivia

How well do you know your Detroit history? If you think you’re pretty good at it, there’s a new game in town called 313 Trivia that you just might like.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2012

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Detroit Historical Museum Presents Arab-American Film This Weekend

The Detroit Historical Society continues its monthly Film Series with “Our Arab American Story” showing Saturday and Sunday, January 14 and 15 at 1 p.m. at the Detroit Historical Museum.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2012

Streets of Old Detroit exhibit at the Detroit Historical Museum.

Free End Of The Year Admission To Detroit Historical Museum

For the fourth consecutive year, the Detroit Historical Society is offering a special thank you to the community by offering free admission at the Detroit Historical Museum.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/26/2011

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Free Admission To Detroit Historical Museum On Sunday

The Detroit Historical Society is continuing its “Third Sunday Free Admission” promotion at the Detroit Historical Museum this Sunday, November 20.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2011

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Remembering The Sinking Of The Edmund Fitzgerald

On Thursday, the Detroit Historical Society’’s Dossin Maritime Group will host its annual remembrance of the loss of the Edmund Fitzgerald, which sank during a massive storm on Lake Superior 36 years ago.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2011

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Dive Team Finds Cannon In Detroit River

The Detroit Police Department says its dive team members found a cannon that could be more than two centuries old in the Detroit River near the city’s downtown.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/07/2011

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Detroit Historical Society’s Film Series Continues Through Summer

The Detroit Historical Society continues its popular film series every weekend this summer from Saturday, July 9 through Sunday, September 4 with popular films from the past covering a range of Detroit history.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2011

Detroit's Woodmere Cemetery is among the sites included in Detroit Historical Society's "Behind The Scenes" tour.

Reserve Tickets For Historic Detroit ‘Behind The Scenes’ Tours

The Detroit Historical Society continues its “Behind the Scenes” tour series in June with guided tours of some of Metro Detroit’s most interesting sites.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2011

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