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CHANGE of Program for November 8th!

POSTPONEMENT!   Our program by Tom Dilley planned for Thursday, November 8th, will be rescheduled on a future date! But! Keep November 8 at 7pm at the Main Library on your calendar and join us for Janet Sheeres’s serious-yet-light-hearted presentation on one set of unheralded women community builders: clergy wives. Based on her book For Better, For […]

GGRWHC at the Midwestern History Association Conference

FINDING THE LOST REGION Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Fourth Annual Midwestern History Conference Sponsored by the Midwestern History Association and the Hauenstein Center at Grand Valley State University For the fourth consecutive year the MHA will meet in Grand Rapids, giving locals the opportunity to stay on the cutting edge of the reviving field of […]

Who Was a “Single” Woman? Complicating the Concept!

The GGRWHC Annual Reception, Thursday, March 15, 5:00 – 7:00pm John F. Donnelly Conference Center at Aquinas College Join us for wine and hors d’oeuvres at our annual reception as we step off ideas discussed by author Rebecca Traister in All the Single Ladies: Unmarried Women and the Rise of an Independent Nation. (See p. […]

11th Annual History Detectives, January 20

History Detectives is a week away! Time to take a look at the programs and plan your day.  Starting at 9:30am, the morning set includes a history of Madison Square Church and the surrounding business district, a historical charting of Grand Rapids women’s runs for public office beginning in 1887 (at 10:30am), and a survey of […]