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.
July 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:
The Page Fence Giants:
African-American Baseball Champs
Presented by:
Mitch Lutzke, Williamston High School
The crack of the bat and cheering crowds heralded the Page Fence Giants, an African-American baseball team of the 1890s. Based in Adrian, the Giants were sponsored by the Page Woven Wire Fence Company. Come sit in the stands to hear all about the early ball club that notched a 500-76 win-loss record.

*** Register by 3:00 p.m. Monday, July 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.
Our 2021 Program Sponsors: