Archived Projects

Archived Projects

Somewhere in Time

Art Contest

Art is timeless - it captures the past and embraces the future. That's why the Monroe County Historical Society is pleased to announce the "Somehwere in Time" Art Contest. All artists are invited to participate. Please click on the brochure for more details and an entry form.

200-Year Peace Monument


This beautiful monument will commemorate the 200 years of

peace enjoyed between the United States, Great Britain and Canada.

It is designed to rest in the property north of the Johnson-Finney House. A garden will enhance the bronze sculpture and mirror the peace sculpture in Monroe's sister city - Amherstberg, Ontario. This will eventually be an historic garden, in historic Downtown Monroe. For more information about the monument, please click on

the brochure.

Legacy Luncheons


This second in a series of discussion luncheons features guest speaker Floreine Mentel. The luncheons are designed to celebrate personal family histories. All are welcome. Please bring your own brown bag lunch, beverages will be provided.

River Raisin District Heritage Corridor Plan


This plan was a long-time goal of and partnership between the Society and City of Monroe. A fund was underwritten in 2005, and each entity gifted $35,000.

Eye on the Future

MCHS is also partnering with the Monroe County Quilters Guild to create a

unique county bicentennial quilt, to be completed in 2017.


Another project currently in planning stages is the Monroe County Bicentennial Ball.

More information coming soon.