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Our 2017 Membership Drive is in full swing, and we are offering more benefits than ever before if you join the cause of supporting automotive heritage preservation. Start your journey today by clicking below.

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Inaugural Motor Boats & Motor Cars event

On Wednesday, Aug. 24, the MotorCities National Heritage Area spent a special evening with over 130 supporters at its inaugural Motor Boats & Motor Cars event. Click below for full press release, video and photo gallery:

Fort Rouge Gateway project reaches fundraising goal

After a months-long crowdfunding campaign, the Fort Rouge Gateway Partnership has met its goal of $10,000 to help erect a new park and commemorative historic site in southwest Detroit. Read more about this great project below:

Grant applications closed for 2016

Thanks to all candidates who have submitted an application for our 2016 Challenge Grant program. Click below to learn more about MotorCities' grants and our contributions to historic preservation projects:

Marie Luhring: First female truck designer

Marie Luhring fought through social norms of the early 20th century to carve an historic career in the male-dominated field of industrial and auto design.

Winners announced for 2016 Awards of Excellence

On Wednesday, Nov. 30, three outstanding projects in the field of automotive heritage were honored as part of the Michigan Auto Heritage Day ceremony.

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