GPHS Moorings Newsletters - page 226

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Grosse Pointe
Historical Society
established 1945
WINTER 2004
Vol.21, No.3
Fall Fun for All Ages at GPHS
Grosse Pointe Farms residents Peter and Colleen
Demczuk, dressed as early French settlers of old Grosse
Pointe, won first prize in the historical spirits costume
contest at the Historic Halloween Happenin’ held at the
Provencal-Weir House in October.
Local school
children and
their parents
enjoyed a
visit from
“French-Metis
voyageur”
Genot Picor at
the Provencal-
Weir House,
c. 1823, in
September,
co-sponsored
by the Grosse
Pointe Public
Library.
More than 200 people celebrated
autumn at the second annual
Legends of the Fall. Old and
young alike listened wide-eyed
to ghost stories of early Grosse
Pointe. The guests also enjoyed traditional October delights
like bobbing for apples, donuts-on-a-string, roasted corn, and
decorating pumpkins.
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