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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 April 20, 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:
View From the Veranda:
 Mackinac Island's Historic
 
Summer Cottages
Presented by
  Phil Porter, Mackinac Island State Historic Parks (Retired)
 In the late nineteenth century, Mackinac Island became one of the Midwest’s premier resorts. The island’s cottage communities mirrored Mackinac’s growing popularity as a summer destination. Our speaker provides a visual tour highlighting the evolution of the island’s summer cottage communities from early simple vernacular homes to later opulent mansions.
 

*** Register by 3:00 p.m. Monday, April 19th ***

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.
    
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