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Highland Park Ford Plant (Photo Credit: Justin Maconochie via WTTW)

Ford Plant Makes List Of 10 Most Influential Buildings

The Highland Park Ford Plant, first to implement the assembly line, is No. 5 on “10 Buildings that Changed America.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2013

(credit: Gallery on the Boulevard)

Art Gallery Opens In Historic Pontiac Home

The owners of a new Pontiac business say they want to bring more art to Oakland County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/16/2013

(credit: michigan.gov)

Mich. Historical Commission Approves 4 New Markers

“They are part of the fabric of history that connects Michigan communities to their past,” said Michigan Historical Center director Sandra Clark.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

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It’s ‘Last Call At The Conspiracy Lounge’ In Detroit

Can you imagine a lounge where historical icons like John F. Kennedy, Abraham Lincoln and MLK converse in the afterlife?

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2013

Vintage photo of the Lake Michigan Beach House at Ludington State Park. (Credit: michigan.gov)

Michigan Sites Nominated To National Register Of Historic Places

Six sites in Michigan have been nominated to the National Register of Historic Places, including the Lake Michigan Beach House at Ludington State Park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013

Upper Twin Falls Bridge (credit: Joe Sparpana/historicbridges.org)

Michigan Gets Additional Listings Of Historic Places

Three individual properties and four historic districts in Michigan are getting new recognition by the National Register of Historic Places.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2013

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Michigan War Of 1812 Documentary Available Online

A documentary film about Michigan’s role in the War of 1812 is available for free viewing on the Internet.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2012

P-38s Selfridge Field  1941 copy

Mich. Men Unearth Pieces Of Downed WWII-Era Plane

Four men have unearthed pieces of what they say is a World War II-era fighter plane that crashed 71 years ago in a southeast Michigan farm field.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2012

(credit: ci.birmingham.mi.us)

Birmingham Cemetery Tour Returns For The Season

Come to the Fall Greenwood Cemetery Tour for a chance to hear interesting stories of Birmingham’s late pioneers.

CBS Detroit–10/11/2012

Operation Upshot-Knothole, 25 May 1953. (credit: United States Department of Energy)

Detroit History: From Holbrook To Hiroshima

Barely a dozen years after he was the smartest student at Hamtramck High School, Emil Konopinski was the brightest young nuclear scientist on the team ensuring that America won the World War II race for the ultimate weapon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2012

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