Education & History

Ann Arbor Civil War Roundtable

Ken Baumann (734) 439-7657 Discussion and presentations from local and national experts. Topics include battles, leaders, politicians, civilians, and other aspects of the Civil War. Meets Sept.-June, (no Dec. meeting), 2nd Mon....

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Ann Arbor Preservation Alliance

Promotes the cultural and economic benefits of preserving Ann Arbor’s historic resources. Active committees address education and advocacy. Meetings are called as needed. historicA2@gmail.com V

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Anthroposophical Society in America

(734) 662-9355 1923 Geddes Founded by Rudolf Steiner in 1923. Provides resources to support inner development and cultural transformation “in order to create a future worthy of the human being.” Online listing of events,...

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Culinary Historians of Ann Arbor (CHAA)

Cooks, food writers, nutritionists, collectors, students, and others interested in the study of culinary history and gastronomy meet for regular monthly programs (open to guests) and for themed dinners twice a year. Publishes...

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Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County

Marcia McCrary (734) 483-2799 P.O. Box 7155, AA 48107 Members trace family histories and work to preserve the histories of local families. Publishes Family History Capers quarterly. Meets Jan.-May & Sept.-Nov., 4th Sun....

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International House Ann Arbor (formerly ECIR)

(734) 662-5529 921 Church International, intercultural, interspiritual living-learning community. Residential and educational programs offered in culture & spirituality, leadership & service, justice & peace, and...

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Jewish Historical Society of Washtenaw County

Carol Finerman, (734) 995-4485; Elise Weisbach, (734) 996-5706 Collects and preserves oral histories, documents, photographs, and artifacts of local Jewish history. Speakers, workshops, and seminars. Open to all.

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Netherlands-America University League

Ton Broos, (734) 994-9276 P.O. Box 4592, AA 48106 Promotes Netherlands and Dutch-speaking Belgium-related social, cultural, and scientific activities. Lecturers, musical performances, annual picnic and St. Nicholas party, and...

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Old West Side Association

Christine Brummer, (313) 610-2387 Preserves historic character of Old West Side neighborhood. Sponsors homes tour in Sept., a children’s festival in May or June, and other events; publishes Old West Side News. Annual dues...

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Washtenaw County Historical Society

(734) 662-9092 500 N. Main at corner of Beakes & E. Kingsley Programs Feb.-Apr. & Sept.-Nov., 3rd Sun. 2 p.m. at various locations. Dues $15, family $25, seniors $10, senior couple $19. Museum on Main Street open Sat.,...

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