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MAHS strives to make Manchester area history interesting, useful and meaningful to the citizens of today. Please join us for one of our regular monthly meetings, held September through June, the second Thursday of the month, 7:30p, at the Village Room, Manchester Village Hall.
Our meetings are informal and include presentations on a wide variety of interesting topics representing a mix of local, state and national themes. Everyone is welcome, and attending a meeting is an excellent way to get started on your own journey into history!
Ray Berg, local historian and member of our Society will share some of his discoveries with us. Ray is always informative and very interesting. Meeting will be at the Manchester Village Hall, 912 City Rd., Lower level, use rear parking lot. Light refreshments to follow. Public is invited and there is no charge.
Invasion of Normandy 2009 was attended by longtime member Betty Cummings. She will discuss her trip and share highlights of the event with us. Manchester Village Hall, 912 City Rd., Manchester, Michigan 48158. Public is invited to attend. Light refreshments following. Never a charge.
Pastor Fred Slagle of Victory Baptist Church in Manchester will give the history of his church and the early Baptists in Michigan. Public is invited to come and join us at the Manchester Village Hall, 912 City Rd., Manchester. Refreshments will be served after the meeting.
This meeting is always a lot of fun. Everyone is invited to participate. Bring enough cookies to share during the singing and some for selling before we leave. Cookies remaining at the end of the evening are sold by free will donation and all the money is given to Manchester Family Services. We will meet in the new Fellowship Hall at Sharon United Methodist Church. The Hall is the new building behind the church at M-52 and Pleasant Lake Rd. Luther Schaible is providing the musical accompanyment.
Once a year we have a meeting where members and visitors are invited to bring in their favorite items. Antiques, collectables, Historic, or anything unusual qualifies. These can be for display and sharing your knowledge or things you are seeking information on. The public is invited and everyone is welcome to participate.
Local resident Gerald Shaw will share his hobby with us. Gerald builds and collects garden scale model trains. Our meetings are open to the public and there is no charge.
Ray Berg, society member and local historian will talk about people and events that caused Manchester Village to be where it is. Public is invited and there is no charge.
Our April program is cancelled due to conflicts with Maundy Thursday church services on our usual second Thursday meeting night. Our calendar shows the meeting on the third Thursday, but an error was made in scheduling which prevents this. The Iditarod program will be rescheduled on a future date.
Don Limpert will discuss the United Confederate Veterans from 1890-1951. Original pieces will be on display.
Members and public are invited to bring items to display and/or discuss. Bring something you are seeking info on or something you want to brag on. Refreshments will be served. No charge.