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.
June 29, 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:
Father Charles Coughlin and American Fascism
Presented by:
Andrew Lapin, Detroit Jewish News
During the Great Depression, Father Charles Coughlin of the Shrine of the Little Flower in Royal Oak used his radio sermons to promote fascism and anti-Semitism. He became America’s first mass-media demagogue. The speaker, who is the editor of the Detroit Jewish News, shares his own research into Coughlin’s influence on America.

*** Register by 3:00 p.m. Monday, June 28th ***

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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