In the 1960s and 1970s, a new wave of women attorneys began joining the bar in...
In 1860, the single most socially influential factor in America was religion and...
The Passenger Pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius) is estimated to have soared through...
Paths of Destruction - The story of West Michigan's Worst Natural Disaster: the Tornadoes of April 3, 1956
($23.96 for Historical Society members)
With material collected by author Ernie Ostuno, an employee of the National Weather Service, the book includes:
- a narrative of the events that day
- newspaper headlines, maps, and photos
- over 100 personal...
Welcome to the new website for the Grand Rapids Historical Society! We are excited to have a fresh new look as we move forward in collecting and presenting the past. Some of our new features include an online membership form, a donation form, the ability to backorder copies of magazines that we still may have in stock, online ordering of books, and an updated calender featuring our programs. We appreciate your patience these past few months and apologize if it seemed like we had left the internet. We hope this new website makes it easier for you to engage and become involved with the local history of your communities. Thanks for visiting.