GPHS Moorings Newsletters - page 111

Detroit, MI
Permit No. 1387
Published by the
Grosse Pointe Historical Society
381 Kercheval Avenue
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
(313) 884-7010
(313) 884-7699 FAX
Web site:
Tues. & Wed: 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m., 1:30-4 p.m.
Dated Material
Please Expedite
Spring 2009 Dr. Frank Bicknell Lecture Series
Complimentary. Seating is limited
Lincoln Bicentennial
Wednesday, March 18 7:30 p.m.
Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Farms
Dr. Gerald J. Prokopowicz, chair of the history department at East Carolina University
in Greenville, North Carolina, will present a program relating to his book,
Did Lincoln
Own Slaves? and other frequently questions about Abraham Lincoln,
the bicentennial of the birth of the sixteenth President of the United States.
Dr. Prokopowicz previously authored the critically acclaimed
All for the Regiment: The Army
of Ohio, 1861-1862.
Shopping in Downtown Detroit
Wednesday, April 22 7:30 p.m.
Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Farms
Michael Hauser, marketing manager of the Detroit Opera House, will present a program
relating to his latest book (December 2008)
20th Century Retailing in Downtown Detroit
Mike, a Bicknell Lecturer last October when he spoke about his book
Detroit’s Downtown
Movie Palaces
(2006), also co-authored
Hudson’s: Detroit’s Legendary Department Store
in 2004.
Albert Kahn, the Fords, and Grosse Pointe
Wednesday, May 20 7:30 p.m.
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, 1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores
During the centennial of Kahn’s work with the Fords, we will explore his relationship with
that family and his other works in Grosse Pointe.
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