Life & Times of Eliza Seaman Leggett

Rochester Hill Museum at Van Hoosen Farm 1005 Van Hoosen Road, Rochester HIlls, MI

To highlight Women's History Month, Lori Miller of the Oakland History Center will discuss the life and times of Eliza Seaman Leggett (1815 – 1900). Leggett was an American suffragist and abolitionist who is buried in Pontiac’s Oak Hill Cemetery. The abolition of slavery was one of Mrs. Leggett's passions. She worked with noted abolitionists, […]

Free

29th Antique Appraisal Day

Rochester Hill Museum at Van Hoosen Farm 1005 Van Hoosen Road, Rochester HIlls, MI

Join RAHS for the 29th Antique Appraisal Day on April 2 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm. Appraisers will be available to provide verbal-only appraisals of your antique treasurers. A full list of appraisers will be posted soon! Take photos of larger items and bring them to […]

Gettysburg the Movie: Behind the Scenes

Rochester Hills Public Library 500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI

** Due to the presenter's scheduling conflict, this program has been rescheduled from Nov. 3 to April 6** Brian Egen joins RAHS to present on his experiences in making the movie, Gettysburg, in which he had a speaking role alongside actor Jeff Daniels. The movie was made on the actual Gettysburg battlefield and in and […]

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How Hamtramck Became a Major League City

Rochester Hill Museum at Van Hoosen Farm 1005 Van Hoosen Road, Rochester HIlls, MI

Gary Gillette of the Friends of Historic Hamtramck Stadium will discuss the history of the Negro baseball leagues in Detroit and Hamtramck, as well as the story of Hamtramck Stadium. This program is free and open to the public. Please register for this program.

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