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 3, 2021 (Tuesday) - Noon to 1:00 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:
The Monroe Monster 
Presented by:
Gerald Wykes, Monroe County Museum System
In 1965, “The Monroe Monster,” a huge, hairy beast, allegedly attacked a woman and her daughter on a Monroe back road. Monster hunters believed that a creature had escaped the nearby Enrico Fermi Nuclear Power Plant laboratory. It sparked national news and “Monster Specials” at local businesses—but what was it?

*** Register by 3:00 p.m. Monday, August 3rd ***

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: