Friday, March 21, 2014

'Lansing Votes' Exhibit Brown Bag Lunch Series


‘Lansing Votes’ Exhibit Brown Bag Lunch Series

Bite-Sized History!

Join HSGL on Wednesdays at 12:10 at Lansing City Hall Atrium for a bite-sized talk about some of the votes featured in the Lansing Votes exhibit currently on display there.  Each brown bag event will feature a speaker who will present for approximately twenty minutes while you munch on your brown bag lunch, leaving plenty of time for you to ask a few questions and tour the exhibit before going back to work! 

April 16, 2014 @ 12:10 pm        Saving GM presented by David Hollister


In the late 1990s, Mayor David Hollister received incomprehensible news – General Motors intended to shutter its plants and leave Lansing after manufacturing here for 100 years.  Learn about the efforts of Mayor Hollister and the regional Lansing Works! Keep GM campaign that resulted in today’s flourishing partnership between GM and Lansing. 

April 23, 2014 @ 12:10 pm        Mayor Crego presented by his daughter, Jo Crego Hacker

Mayor Crego served our city for 17 years – longer than any other mayor in Lansing history.  While in City Hall he took on the challenge of modernizing Lansing, building a new City Hall, a new Civic Center, expanding the airport, adding several new fire stations, and more.  Learn the story of the man behind the office with a talk by his daughter, Jo Crego Hacker.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Lansing Votes Exhibit Open


Please stop by Lansing City Hall to visit our newest exhibit

Lansing Votes

How Six Votes Changed the City of Lansing

The exhibit is free and open to the public.  Tours of the exhibit are available on Wednesdays from 12-1 pm.  Learn more about the exhibit by clicking on the Lansing Votes Exhibit tab at the top of the page. 

Questions?  E-mail us at info@lansinghistory.org or call (517) 282-0671.