Category Archives: Local History

The Best Museums Around Dearborn and Detroit

Detroit has a deep history here in America, from the industrial revolution to the center for Ford Automotive in Dearborn. The city is host to some surprisingly good art and cultural museums, besides the obvious automotive museums here in Motor City. To explore the history and art of the Detroit area a little more, we…

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A Brief History and Information on America’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in Detroit

Detroit’s Thanksgiving parade is as much a part of the city’s history as Motown and the automotive industry. Next to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, America’s Thanksgiving Parade is arguably the country’s most famous, well-attended, and historical. It began in 1924 and draws hundreds of spectators every fourth Thursday in November. It’s the parade’s world-famous…

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