[Michlib-l] Just 2 weeks left to register for the 2014 State History Conference in Big Rapids September 26-28, 2014

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September 3, 2014


 

Just 2 weeks left to register for the 140th Annual Meeting and State History
Conference!

 

The conference hotel is also filling up fast! 
Room block rate guarantee is available only 
through this Friday, September 5.
Make your overnight reservations soon!

 

September 26-28, 2014 . Big Rapids, Michigan

 

 
<http://www.hsmichigan.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/State-History-Conferen
ce-flyer.pdf>
<http://www.hsmichigan.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/State-History-Conferen
ce-flyer.pdf> Click here to download the flyer for more information and
session descriptions.

 

 
<http://www.hsmichigan.org/conferences/annual-state-history-conference/onlin
e-registration/> Go to online registration.

 

This year marks the 140th anniversary of the State History Conference, and
HSM is proud to celebrate this milestone in conjunction with the 130th
anniversary of Ferris State University.

 

The State History Awards will also be presented during the conference. Each
year, the Historical Society of Michigan presents a State History Award to
those individuals and organizations that have made outstanding contributions
to the appreciation and understanding of Michigan history.

 



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The Historical Society of Michigan is our state's oldest cultural
organization, founded in 1828 by territorial governor Lewis Cass and
explorer Henry Schoolcraft. A nongovernmental nonprofit, the Society focuses
on publications, conferences, education, awards and recognition programming,
and support for local history organizations to preserve and promote
Michigan's rich history.

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For more information on the Historical Society of Michigan, please visit
<http://www.hsmichigan.org/> www.hsmichigan.org or e-mail us at
<mailto:hsm at hsmichigan.org> hsm at hsmichigan.org.

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The Historical Society of Michigan

5815 Executive Dr. . Lansing, MI 48911

Phone: (517) 324-1828 . FAX: (517) 324-4370



 

Come to enjoy keynotes, breakout sessions, workshops, tours, the President's
Reception, the State History Awards Banquet, the Celebration Banquet, and
networking opportunities with other attendees and exhibitors!

 

 
<http://www.hsmichigan.org/conferences/annual-state-history-conference/onlin
e-registration/> Go to online registration.

 

Here's a preview of what you'll learn about at this year's conference.

 

David Pilgrim of the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia will speak at the
State History Awards Banquet on "Using Objects of Intolerance to Teach
Tolerance and Promote Social Justice."

 

The Saturday Opening Keynote will discuss "Russell Kirk: The Wizard of
Mecosta County," presented by Gleaves Whitney of Grand Valley State
University.

 

"The Business of Being Amish" will be the topic of the Saturday Luncheon
Keynote with speaker Denise M. Reiling of Eastern Michigan University.

 

Author and storyteller Larry B. Massie will entertain attendees with stories
about "The Color of Michigan's Past" during the Celebration Banquet.

 


This e-mail is sent to our members and friends to keep you updated on
historical activities and opportunities to learn more about our state's
history. To opt-out, please respond to this e-mail with "remove" in the
subject line.

 

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