1913: Michigan Historical Commission Meets for First Time

May 28, 2022 all-day

On May 28, 1913, the Michigan Historical Commission met for the first time. The Michigan Historical Commission, which succeeded the Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society, was organized in Lansing.

Its members, who were appointed by the Governor, were instructed under legislative mandate to produce “a magazine of Michigan history for Michigan people.”

Michigan Historical Commission website


Michigan History magazine

A Centennial Review Commemorative Booklet

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