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The Chapeau Show Luncheon
April 16, 2005, 12:00 noon $20.00
Grosse Pointe War Memorial
Celebrate spring the old-fashioned way in a new or
vintage hat. Bea Reid of Excentricity will present a
fashion show of historically accurate ladies’ caps
and hats from the 1700s–1950s. Ladies are encour-
aged to wear hats
and gloves and
even period cos-
tumes, if they wish.
Co-sponsored by
the Louisa St. Clair
Chapter of the
Daughters of the
American
Revolution.
Advance reservation is suggested. Call Paula Wigton,
(313) 886-9143, or Paula Sarvis, (313) 881-2191, to
RSVP. Checks should be made out to Louisa St.
Clair Chapter DAR and mailed to Paula Sarvis, 342
McMillan, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236. Tickets
may be sold at the door if available.
The Dodge Brothers: The Men,
the Motorcars, and the Legacy
Dr. Charles Hyde, author and Professor of
History at Wayne State University
May 18, 2005, 7:30 p.m.
Edsel and Eleanor Ford House
Hyde will discuss the pioneering siblings and their
impact on the early days of the automotive industry
in Detroit. He will emphasize their work as suppliers
to Henry Ford, but also their success in producing
the Dodge Brothers automobile. He will also talk
about houses they built, the boats they operated,
and their various charitable/community activities.
NEW PROGRAM
Paint the Town: Historic Grosse Pointe
Tuesday, March 29, Ages 7 to 11
10:00-11:30 a.m. or 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Provencal-Weir House FREE*
Lorraine Krentzin, instructor
Create your own rendering of a Grosse Pointe his-
torical site, choosing from 20 photos to base your
work on. Paint and paper will be provided; please
bring your own markers and crayons. Instructor
Lorraine Krentzin has 27 years experience as an art
instructor in the Grosse Pointe Schools. Space is
limited; call (313) 884-7010 to reserve a spot.
*In lieu of a class fee, children are asked to bring a
“white elephant” to sell in the Historical Society’s
gift shop.
Upcoming Events
Call (313) 884-7010 for further information
NONPROFIT ORG.
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PAID
Detroit, MI
Permit No. 1387
Published by the
Grosse Pointe Historical Society
Schwartz Building • 381 Kercheval Ave.
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236
(313) 884-7010
(313) 884-7699 FAX
e-mail:
GPHistorical@aol.com
Web site:
www.gphistorical.com
Hours
:
Tues. & Wed: 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m.,
1:30-4 p.m.
Curator
: Suzy Berschback
Administrator:
Mary Kay DuCharme
Editor:
Ann Marie Aliotta
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