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Thursday, September 19
The Conant Gardens Neighborhood  (Special Events)
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Detroit Historical Museum, 5401 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202

Third Thursday Speaker Series: The Conant Gardens Neighborhood

September 19 2019 | 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Attendance is free, but pre-registration is encouraged, as space is limited for this popular series. To register for a presentation, please
contact the Manager of Public Programs at 313.833.1801.

The History of the Conant Gardens Neighborhood

By Orlin Jones

September 19, 2019, 6-8 PM

"The Conant Gardens neighborhood dates to 1928. This Northern Detroit neighborhood is bound by Conant and Nevada Streets and East 7 Mile and Ryan Roads. Conant Gardens has a rich history, please join us as we discuss the neighborhood and the people that live there now and in the past.  Mr. Orlin Jones has lived in this neighborhood all his life and is one of eight authors who wrote a book about this neighborhood, Conant Gardens a Black Urban Community, 1925-1950. "




Saturday, October 5
OCTOBER MEETING (FAMILY HISTORY MONTH PROGRAM)  (Meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, Old Fine Arts Rm
TOPIC: FOLLOWING THE NORTH STAR
PRESENTER: Cheryl Garnett
Board member Cheryl Garnett will discuss her research into her family history and how four diffent branches of her family tree escaped enslavement on the underground railroad and found freedom in Ontario Canada.


Thursday, October 10 through Saturday, October 12
AAHGS Annual Conference  (Conferences)
Washington, D.C.


Saturday, October 26
Michigan Underground Railroad Heritage Gathering  (Conferences)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Michigan History Center, 702 West Kalamazoo St., Lansing, MI
Registration required, $10 includes lunch.



Saturday, November 2
SPECIAL FHWGS 40th ANNIVERSARY EVENT  (Meetings)
DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED


Saturday, November 9
Michigan Genealogical Council 2019 Fall Family History Event  (Conferences)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Michigan History Center, 702 West Kalamazoo St., Lansing, MI
Registration is available now. Please visit the MGC website mimgc.org for session descriptions, speaker biographies, and registration options. Attendees may register online or via postal mail. Free registration is offered to students, with a valid student ID, presented at check in. Registering by October 31, 2019 at 11:59 pm will save you $10. Early bird registration is $50; regular registration is $60.



Saturday, January 4, 2020
JANUARY MEETING  (Meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, Old Fine Arts Rm



Saturday, February 1, 2020
FEBRUARY MEETING  (Meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, Old Fine Arts Rm



Saturday, April 4, 2020
APRIL MEETING  (Meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, Old Fine Arts Rm



Saturday, May 2, 2020
MAY MEETING  (Meetings)
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, Old Fine Arts Rm
Annual Meeting