Apple Island Dig

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These three events are for GWBHS members only –  or buy a membership at any event.

Archaeological Dig Welcome Dinner
Monday, June 30, 6-8 p.m. Orchard Lake Community Church, Presbyterian, 5171 Commerce Road $10 per person
An indoor picnic dinner will provide guests a chance to meet the WMU leaders and students.  Dr. LouAnn Wurst, principal investigator, will give an overview presentation.  Reservations required by Thursday, June 26, to Judy at 248.808.0893
or rsvp@gwbhs.org.

Field Lab Open Houses
Wednesday, July 9, 7- 8:30 p.m. Orchard Lake Community Church, Presbyterian, 5171 Commerce Road
Come see what the WMU team is discovering during the archaeological dig on Apple Island.

Dig Farewell Dinner and Project Summary
Thursday, July 15, 6-8 p.m. Orchard Lake Community Church, Presbyterian, 5171 Commerce Road $15 per person
After a spaghetti dinner, Dr. LouAnn Wurst, 2013 & 2014 principal investigator, will summarize the dig’s findings. Reservations required by Thursday, July 10, to Judy at 248.808.0893 or rsvp@gwbhs.org.

Wayside Exhibit Dedication and Trail Walk

Saturday, June 7, 9 a.m. Dedication/9:30 a.m. Trail Walk,
Sylvan Manor Park, 2294 Woodrow Wilson St.

After a dedication of the WB trail Wayside Exhibit signs, join the ITC group for a 2 mile hike to see Orchard Lake Museum exhibits. Parks & Rec. will provide transportation back to your vehicle. See Pathways for more information. Sponsored with West Bloomfield Parks & Recreation. No charge.

Living with History: Historic Homes Tour of Greater West Bloomfield

Register Online

Living with History: Historic Homes Tour of Greater West Bloomfield

  • Saturday, June 21, 2014
  • 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Enjoy a summer day experiencing unique stories of greater West Bloomfield historic homes. This self-driving tour begins at Schulak Farm and ends at the Orchard Lake Museum, on the site of the former Orchard Lake Hotel. Docents will share history inside each home.

The Tour is presented by Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society with community partners West Bloomfield Parks & Recreation and the City of Orchard Lake Village. For more information, call Orchard Lake Museum at 248.757.2451. The Tour will take place rain or shine. See the latest news on the Homes Tour and let your friends know you are going on our Facebook page. Click now to see our Civic Center TV promo for Historic Homes Tour.

TICKETS

  • Tickets: $15 in advance and $20 day of the event
  • Friend of the Tour: $50, includes 2 tickets and name listing in the Tour booklet and online
  • Click now to make reservations or in person at Orchard Lake Village City Hall, 3955 Orchard Lake Rd.
  • Friend of the Tour: $50, includes 2 tickets and name listing in the Tour booklet and online
  • Patron: includes 6 tickets, lifetime membership in GWBHS ($600 value) and name listing in the Tour booklet and online
  • Buy tickets online or in person at Orchard Lake Village City Hall, 3955 Orchard Lake Rd., or The Friendshop of the West Bloomfield Library Main Branch