The Future of Meadow Brook Hall

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

Meadow Brook Hall executive director William Matt shares recent updates and developments related to the construction, renovation, and interpretive focus happening at MBH in 2023. This program is free and open to the public. Bring a lunch and a friend! Registration required.

Free

Citizens of the American Colonies: The Patriots

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

Meet three Patriot Players from America's Colonial past - Ben Franklin, Paul Revere, and Sybil Ludington. Hear each tell their story of the roles they played in helping America to become America. Larissa Fleishman has been a living historian for about 20 years and has worked at Greenfield Village as a historic costumed presenter for […]

Free

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

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 […]

Free

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.

Free