Due to COVID-19 recommendations to limit social interaction, the
Elk Rapids Area Historical Society (ERAHS) History Museum
is closed to the public until further notice.

Our usual once-a-month (May through October) in-person programs have been expanded to ONLINE presentations three-times-a-month EVERY MONTH for as long as they are available to us from the Historical Society of Michigan.
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August 11, 2021 (Wednesday) 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Hear This Historical Lecture thru HISTORY HOUNDS Lecture Series, Presented by the Historical Society of Michigan for Elk Rapids Area Historical Society Members:
Loggers in Stone: 
Creating the Lumbermen's Monument
Presented by:
David K. Vaughan, Air Force Institute of Technology
Located on the picturesque High Rollways of the Au Sable River, the Lumbermen’s Monument is a 14-foot-high, lifelike representation of the lumbermen who worked in the Michigan lumbering industry. This presentation describes the conception and development of the plan and design of the memorial, which took four years to complete.

*** Register by 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 10th ***

This free lecture is only available to ERAHS members through remote access. If you are not an ERAHS member but would like to become one, click here.
Our 2021 Program Sponsors: