Exhibit Open: July 6 – September 30

When faced with war, pandemics, depression and oppression, the homefront has been the foundation of resilience, the place we find comfort and strength to survive and thrive. Ration books, flour sack quilts, Depression-era recipes, homemade facemasks: artifacts of then and now tell remarkably similar stories of struggle, disparity and survival. Starting on July 6, we invite you inside our reopened historic buildings to tour this special collection and share your own stories. Keepsake Resilience on the Homefront booklets are also available for purchase ($10).

We are very excited to welcome guests inside our historic buildings again! Here’s how you can tour our site safely:

  • Masks are required for guests and staff
  • Preregistration is required; register up to two weeks in advance of your tour (scroll down)
  • Follow one-way directional signage through the Village beginning with our Log Cabin
  • Maintain at least 6ft of social distance between visitors from different households
  • Hand sanitizer stations are available throughout Village
  • Public restroom facility with touchless fixtures available
  • Staff will follow enhanced cleaning protocol to disinfect all frequently-touched surfaces multiple times every day

After your tour, we invite you to stay and enjoy the peaceful outdoor setting of the Village Green. Take a seat at a picnic table and bring a snack from home to enjoy.

Beginning July 6, registration will be required for entry into the Village; we cannot accommodate walk-ins. You can register up to two weeks in advance of your visit online (scroll down) or by calling 248-524-3570. If you feel unwell, please postpone your visit and stay home; we will happily refund your admission.

Admission
Troy Historical Society Members: Free
First Responders with work ID: Free during the month of July
Non-members: $7/Adult, $5/Seniors & Kids 6-12, Free/Kids 5 & under 

Registration now available!  Please complete the form below.

 

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