History

Friday, 2017 Dec 08th

Rentschler farmhouse dining room

There will be a lot of talk about the fanciful means and mechanisms of "time travel" today. HG Wells sparked imaginations with "The Time Machine"...

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Thursday, 2017 Dec 07th

Spend a relaxing afternoon in a 1930s farmhouse decorated for Christmas.

Christmas at the Farmhouse takes place from 11 to 3 p.m., Saturday...

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Saturday, 2017 Nov 25th

QR Codes are available for more information throughout the Rentschler Farm Museum grounds

Have you ever wanted to get just a little more of the history associated with a structure or exhibit you've seen at...

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Thursday, 2017 Nov 23rd

D2 Enterprises 1960 Ford Falcon in 1983 Saline Christmas Parade

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has nothing on us!

With...

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Thursday, 2017 Nov 09th

The Saline Area Historical Society presents its monthly educational program at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Saline District Library's Brecon Room.

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Sunday, 2017 Nov 05th

Railroad-approved Hampden pocket watch from 1891

The first instant your clock struck two this morning, it wasn't two o'clock at all. Rather, it was 1:00 am all over again, and it wouldn't ...

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Tuesday, 2017 Oct 24th

Aerial Photograph of Saline Die Cast Facility in 1985

When the property at 232 Monroe Street came up on the Saline City Council meeting agenda last night, we couldn't help but feel that the...

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Sunday, 2017 Oct 01st

Salinians joined Saline Rotary Club volunteers and actors as they stepped back in time at Oakwood Cemetery Saturday.

The annual Oakwood...

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Wednesday, 2017 Sep 06th

Janet Swope presents "German and European Bears," at 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 10 at the Saline District Library.

The presentation, offered at...

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Friday, 2017 Jun 30th

Celebrate Independence Day Saturday at the Depot Museum in in Saline.

The Saline Area Historical Society presents the Third Annual Wayne...

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Tuesday, 2017 Feb 28th

When Emagine Theatre opens its doors to Saline March 18, it will be the first theater to serve the community since 1952. That means there are life...

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Thursday, 2017 Feb 09th

The Saline Area Historic Society will be presenting it's first education program for 2017. 

The program will give the history of the...

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Monday, 2016 Nov 07th

The Saline Area Historical Society presents an educational program, "The Great Prairie at Waltz, MI" with Bob Wittersheim at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov....

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Monday, 2016 Oct 10th

Sidney S. Tripp (a.k.a. Joe Craigmile) fought bravely in the Civil War but later became known as the town drunk.

On Saturday afternoon, Oct. 8 the Saline Rotary presented a cemetery tour at Oakwood Cemetery as a part of Saline’s celebration of its...

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Sunday, 2016 Oct 09th

Local residents and historians will gather at Oakwood Cemetery at 2 p.m. Sunday to mark the place where Saline’s founder, Orange Risdon, built his...

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Tuesday, 2016 Sep 27th

Saline’s Sesquicentennial celebration continues with a “Historic Homes Tour & Tea,”on Sunday, Oct. 16 from 1 to 4 p.m.,  This is a rare...

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Sunday, 2016 Sep 25th

Walter Chrysler

Walter Chrysler was a self-made man who built one of the Big Three auto companies. 

Russell Doré, automotive historian, will present...

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Monday, 2016 Sep 19th

It’s out.  The first comprehensive book about Saline history since the Centennial in 1966.

The new book is part of the celebration as...

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Monday, 2016 Sep 12th

In 1850, William Melville Gregory of Saline was doing well as a farmer. With his farmland worth $3,200, he was a wealthy man.

The census...

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Sunday, 2016 Sep 11th

Learn more about Saline’s history at the Saline District Library Sunday afternoon.

Jim Roth, author of Saline: Our City – The Beginning to...

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