Howell Area Historical Society Museum hosting open house on Sat., June 17
The Howell Area Historical Society Museum Open House will be held on Saturday, June 17 from 9am - 1pm commemorating the United States participation in WWI and the 100th anniversary of the Local Red Cross Chapter.
The open house will be followed at 2pm by author visit and book signing by former Trains editor Kevin P. Keefe's discussion of his new book, Twelve Twenty-Five: The Life and Times of a Steam Locomotive, selected as one of Michigan's 2017 Notable Books. He will share the history of Pere Marquette 1225, made famous for its mainline excursions and the model for the steam locomotive in the blockbuster movie 'Polar Express.' The locomotive is the centerpiece of the Steam Railroad Institute in Owosso which visits during Melon Festival.
This presentation will be held in the Meabon Room at the Howell Carnegie District Library. For more information visit:www.howellareahistoricalsociety.org