Our usual once-a-month (May through October) in-person programs have been expanded to ONLINE presentations four-times-a-month EVERY MONTH (except only 3 in December) from the Historical Society of Michigan.
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Wednesday, October 27, 2021 (7:00 pm-8:00 pm)
Never Making It Home:

The Steamboat Sultana Disaster of 1865
Presented by:
Gene Salecker, Sultana Association

As the Civil War was ending, nearly 2,000 recently released Union ex-prisoners-of-war, including hundreds from Michigan, were crowded onto the riverboat Sultana. When the Sultana exploded and burned near Memphis on April 27, 1865, almost 1,200 people died. Join us to learn about the greatest maritime disaster in U.S. history.

 HISTORY HOUNDS Lecture Series is livestreamed by the Historical Society of Michigan for members of the Elk Rapids Area Historical Society who are at home or the office.
 *** Register by 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 26th ***
  *** How to register online***
2) Click on "History Hounds"
3) Click on "H.H. Registration -Members"
4 Fill out form (ERAHS is an Organizational Member of the
Historical Society of Michigan)
5) Submit form
6) You will receive an email confirmation and a second email with instructions for remote access a day or two before the program.
(Note: You may need to download the latest version of ZOOM if you
re using ZOOM for the first time or have not used it recently)
How to register by telephone:
Call: 1-800-692-1828
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