Thursday Teas
Sponsored by Oakmont Manor and Oakmont Sterling  

Join us on select Thursdays each month at 2:00pm for history talks led by guest presenters or Village staff on a variety oftopics, while enjoying a cup of tea and a sweet treat (sugar-free and gluten-free options are available). To register online, scroll down. You can also call 248-524-3570to register and pay over the phone. 

Thursday Teas are held inside Old Troy Church on our site. If you have accessibility questions, please click here to visit our Accessibility page or contact us at info@thvmail.organd we will be happy to help!   

Troy Historical Society Member: $9
Non-member: $10
Oakmont Resident: $9 

March 28: The Delicious History of Detroit-Style Pizza 

With its airy crust, cheesy corners and distinctive red sauce on top, Detroit Style pizza is enjoyed worldwide. How did this Motor City delicacy transform from a singular kitchen in Detroit to an international sensation? Join Karen Dybis through this pizza’s humble origins, starting with Gus Guerra putting the first square pie in Buddy’s oven to the International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas, where a pizza evangelist spreads the word about Detroit Style, through the waves of chefs who have put their spin on this unique pizza style. Scroll down to register. 




April 25: Play & Protect: A History of Our National Parks   

Since 1916, the National Parks Service has had to strike a balance between preserving natural and historical resources while making them accessible to scores of visitors. THV Adult Programs Director Stephanie Arwady tells this story with a special focus on Michigan. Scroll down to register. 





May 30: Waterways, Trails, Artifacts, and Wild Rice: Indigenous Connections to Oakland County 

Evidence of Oakland County’s Indigenous past includes stone tools, abandoned sugar camps, a network of trails and much more. Explore this often-neglected history with Oakland County Parks Historian Carol Bacak-Egbo. Scroll down to register. 






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