Author Talk: Vintage Views Along the West Michigan Pike

On Tuesday, August 23rd at 6 p.m., join Christine Byron and Tom Wilson for a road trip on the old West Michigan Pike, now US-31. This historic road was the first continuous, improved route between Michigan City and Mackinaw City. Time-travel with the authors through the beautiful West Michigan landscape and quaint towns to hotels and cabins, tourist camps and state parks, and other stops along the road.

Vintage Views Along the West Michigan Pike won a Michigan Notable Book award from the Library of Michigan and a 2012 State History Award from the Historical Society of Michigan. It will be available for purchase during the event.

This program is free, but donations are appreciated. For more information about this program and to register, please visit the Eventbrite page.

Holland Museum

The Holland Museum tells the story of Holland, Michigan, from its founding by Dutch immigrants to today’s innovative, successful, and diverse community. Featuring thousands of fascinating historic objects, the Permanent Galleries are not to be missed. Also on display are the Dutch Galleries, featuring artwork from the Netherlands from the 1600s through the 1900s.

Admission
$7.00 for adults, $6.00 for seniors, and $4.00 for students. Holland Museum members and children ages five and under are free.

Hours
Wednesday-Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sunday (mid-May-September only): 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed Memorial Day

Parking
The Holland Museum is located at the corner of 10th Street and River Avenue, across from Centennial Park. Please use the parking lot behind the museum on 9th Street or street parking is available along 10th Street. Handicap accessibility is available from the east side of building.

Blue Star Museum
We are a Blue Star Museum and offer free admission to active military and their families from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day Weekend.

Lest we forget…Holland’s Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients…
We are honored that Holland, Michigan is home to four Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients; one of only two cities in the country in which this is the case. The Medal of Honor is the most prestigious military decoration that can be awarded to a U.S. Military personnel who have distinguished themselves by acts of valor. Generally, the Medal of Honor is presented by the President of the United States, on behalf of Congress.

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