MotorCities National Heritage Area

"Becoming the Motor City" Lecture with Paul Vachon

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  • Event Title: "Becoming the Motor City" Lecture with Paul Vachon
  • Event Date(s): Sunday, January 30, 2022 at 2 p.m.
  • Event Location: Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society, Eastpointe
  • Event Description: Modern-day Detroit is inseparable from its signature industry. Becoming the Motor City: A Timeline of Detroit’s Auto Industry shares insights about how the industry and the city grew, prospered, and ultimately suffered together. Detroit author and historian Paul Vachon revisits the timeline format in this new exploration into the depths of Detroit’s automotive history. Through photos, stories, and history, he paints a vivid picture of the city’s past. Admission by donation.