Monroe County Historical Museum's 2015 Calendar of Events
The Genealogical Society of Monroe County has their office here at the museum. For additional information on this group, please visit: GSMCMI.org
4th: Historical Comission meeting, 7:00 p.m. use back museum entrance
7th: Film: Created Equal Film Series: "The Abolitionists" at 5:00 p.m. (special time) 180 minutes. "A small group of reformers in the 1830s launched one of the most ambitious social movements imaginable: the immediate emanicipation of millions of enslaved Afrian Americans." Moderated by Professor Edmund LaClair, MCCC.
7th: GSMC meeting, 1:00 p.m. Monroe County Community College: Lynn Reaume speaking on "Another Look At Your Photographs" looking for more clues to identification
16th: County holiday- all sites closed.
19th: Film: Created Equal Film Series: "The Loving Story", 7:00 p.m. 77 minutes "Richard and Mildred Loving were arrested in 1958 for violating Virginia's ban on interracial marriage. Their struggle culminated in a landmark Supreme Court decision." (1967)
26th: Enjoy a "Living Museum" event with students from MCES St. Mary's school, Monroe from 6-7 p.m. presenting biographies throughout the 2 floors of the museum.
4th: Historical Commission meeting, 7:00 p.m. use back museum entrance
19th: "Thirdsday" Program: TBA
23d: "One Book, One Community" events start
25th: Museum program at Monroe County Community College as part of "One Book, One Community" event
?: Maple Syrup Day: TBA
1st: Historical Commission meeting, 7:00 p.m. use back museum entrance
3rd: Museum Closed for holiday. Open Saturday at 11:00 p.m.
5th: Closed for Easter holiday.
16th: "Thirdsday" program: Henry Lievens & Beekeeeping, 7:00 p.m. Mr. Lievens is our County Board Chairman.
PLEASE NOTE: All dates and times are subject to change, please call the museum for updated information at (734) 240-7780. For images and up to date activities, go to the museum Facebook page at "Monroe County Historical Museums and Archives" and "like" us!