GPHS Moorings Newsletters - page 163

Grosse Pointe
Historical Society
established 1945
Vol. 24, No.1
On-line Exhibit Shows Grosse Pointe Glitz
Ever wonder how the other half
lived in Grosse Pointe in the early
decades of the 1900s?
Puttin’ on the Glitz,
a new on-line
exhibit on the Grosse Pointe
Historical Society’s website,, gives a rare
glimpse into the personal lives of
Grosse Pointe’s rich and famous.
The simple-to-use exhibit features
numerous photos of Grosse Pointe’s
own auto baron families, their clas-
sic yachts, gracious homes, and
elegant lifestyles. Also available are
newspaper clippings, family trees,
and articles chronicling the glam-
orous and sometimes tragic lives of
Grosse Pointe’s social elite.
continued on page 4
Rose Terrace II, built by Anna Thompson Dodge and completed
in 1934 for more than $7 million
Joyeuse Fete de Saint-Valentin
Wine and Chocolate Tasting Party
Wednesday, February 14
Provencal-Weir House
376 Kercheval Avenue, Grosse Pointe Farms
Candlelight and Violin Music
by the Seasonal Strings
Tickets are $35 per person and are limited
Sponsored by the Red Hat Micro-Winery,
St. Clair Shores
Reservations held at the door.
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