The Roaming Historian takes you on a virtual tour of downtown Detroit through her tales and pictures in this vlog.
A blog on five things to do in Detroit for those who love history and culture.
One of America’s finest art museums can be found on Woodward Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. Housed in a Beaux-Arts style white marble building, the collection within is even more spectacular than its fabulous exterior. With a massive arched façade and a copy of Rodin’s The Thinker out front, the main entrance reminds visitors that the Detroit… Continue reading Things to Do in Detroit: Detroit Institute of Arts
Historic Belle Isle is a 982-acre island park in the Detroit River. When standing on one side of the island, you can see the Detroit skyline while on the other is that of Windsor, Canada. Belle Isle is a fabulous low-cost, Detroit attraction. With many recreational and cultural activities to engage in, it is truly… Continue reading Things to do in Detroit: Belle Isle
For centuries Detroit has been a happening place. After the Beaver Wars of the late 17th century, Wyandot, Ottawa, and Ojibwe settled in the area. In 1701, Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac and other French settlers came to the region. With its prominence on the Detroit River, Detroit was an important port. During the War… Continue reading Historical Walking Tour of Downtown Detroit