Somewhere in Time
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
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.
The Johnson-Phinney Building being moved from its original location to the corner of Cass and Second Streets, 1977.