GPHS Moorings Newsletters - page 156

Detroit, MI
Permit No. 1387
Published by the
Grosse Pointe Historical Society
Schwartz Building • 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
Upcoming Events
Call (313) 884-7010 or visit for further information
The following events are free of charge
Then and Now: Grosse Pointe
Saturday, September 22*, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Provencal-Weir House
376 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms
Saturday, September 29*, 7:00 p.m.
Borders Bookstore
17141 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe
Saturday, October 6, 5:00-9:00 p.m.
With an exhibit of historical
photographs and artwork
Great Frame-Up
20655 Mack Ave, Grosse Pointe Woods
Wednesday, October 17*, 7:30 p.m.
Grosse Pointe War Memorial
32 Lakeshore Rd., Grosse Pointe Farms
*Proceeds from sales at these signings to
benefit the GPHS
2007 Second Saturday Pastimes
Come to the Provencal-Weir House, c. 1823, on the
Second Saturday of each month during the Grosse
Pointe Historical Society’s complimentary open-house
tours from 1:00-4:00 p.m. and enjoy a tour and a fun,
brief history lesson! All ages welcome, children must be
accompanied by an adult.
October 13
Celebrate, learn about and sample
300 Years
of Detroit Cooking
with author Marguerite Humes.
November 10
Re-enactors share traditions, legends and
ways of life for
Michigan Native Americans of early
Grosse Pointe
with Paul Ignagni and friends.
December 8 Christmas Tea and Tour
Learn about
Christmas traditions of old Grosse Pointe. Peppermint tea
and special homemade gingerbread boys! Learn how the
Victorians celebrated the season with Cyndee Harrison.
The purpose of the
Grosse Pointe Historical
Society is to preserve and
promote the history of the
Grosse Pointe Community.
Fall 2007 Dr. Frank Bicknell Educational Lecture Series
Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lakeshore Dr., Grosse Pointe Farms
Historic Fort Wayne
Wednesday, September 19, 7:30 p.m.
GPHS Board member and former chief curator at the Detroit Historical Museum, James Conway author of the new
book, Detroit's Historic Fort Wayne, speaks on the importance of the fort, which was built in the 1840s to protect
Detroit from British invasion, and its changing role throughout the years.
Then and Now: Grosse Pointe
Wednesday, October 17, 7:30 p.m.
Society curator Suzy Berschback and
the Moorings
editor Ann Marie Aliotta, authors of the new book
Then and
Now: Grosse Pointe
, look back with affection, amusement, and awe at how Grosse Pointe has changed over the years
and how it has stayed the same, comparing historical images with contemporary photographs.
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