Local business owner and longtime resident of Rochester Paul Haig will discuss the history of his store, Haig’s of Rochester, the historic building its in, and the history of Rochester since the 1970s. This meeting is online, free, and open to the public. Registration is required.
Meet Gladys McKenney, Community Hall of Fame Member, Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame, educator, writer, interpreter, Women’s Suffrage educator and more. Enjoy our 30-minute video about 93-year-old Gladys McKenney and her collection of dolls that represent women suffragists, and hear her story and accomplishments as one of our cherished local residents. After the video, Gladys will join us live on Zoom to answer questions.
Thursday Evening Program: The Haven Sanitarium
Thursday, May 6, 7 p.m. Zoom Livestream.
Historian and RAHS president Tiffany Dziurman will share her latest research about The Haven Sanitarium, which once was a world-renowned mental health hospital in Avon Township (now Rochester Hills). Dziurman will tell the story of how the Haven began and how it ended with new research information, photos, and more.