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Michigan Historical Museum - A Statehood Day Celebration

Date:  January 24, 2015  
Time:  10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Location: 702 W. Kalamazoo St., Lansing, MI 48915

Michigan joined the Union as the nation's 26th state on January 26, 1837.

This year, our annual Statehood Day celebration honors the 178th birthday of the Great Lakes State. In the museum, you'll discover how Michigan joined the United States and what life was like for pioneers; plus, you'll enjoy hands-on activities, costumed interpreters and unique artifacts.

In the Archives of Michigan (second floor):

  • take advantage of the rare opportunity to view important statehood documents, including Michigan's first constitution and a letter from President Andrew Jackson.
The Michigan Historical Museum—flagship of the Michigan Historical Museum System—is located in the east wing of the Michigan Library and Historical Center. Sunday admission and weekend parking are free. Read more Michigan Historical Museum visitor information.

We invite you to explore our online calendar, where you'll find all Michigan Historical Center events throughout the state.

Updated 10/28/2014

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