Blacksmithing

Blacksmithing Classes at the Village! The Village offers classes in traditional blacksmithing in our Wagon Shop. Working under the guidance of Resident Metalsmith Rose Weiss, students practice 19th-century forging techniques to create unique works...

Cheddar Corner

Cheddar and his many cousins are devoted to helping kids learn about history. Cheddar loves to play, and frequently scurries around his childhood buildings. He also plans to travel, spreading the word about all...

Civil War Days

Civil War Days at the Troy Historic Village is a full day American Civil War experience for local 8th grade classes. Students learn about President Lincoln and the telegraph, military life for a soldier,...

H2U

History to You! These programs are designed to meet grade-level curricula benchmarks and appropriate Math Common Core standards. They are history-enriched classroom activities reinforced with artifacts, demonstration, and student participation, and interviewing a person...

Places of Worship Tours

Back by popular demand! Join the Troy Historical Society in visiting diverse places of worship on select Wednesdays this summer. We’ll hear the history of these congregations and see the beautiful and unique architecture...

Scarecrow Row

Scarecrow Row & Workshop Let your imagination run wild as you build a scarecrow with family, friends, club or Scout troop. This year’s theme is “Patchwork ‘Crows”, but you may design and decorate your...

School

Many programs to choose from ... Visit an authentic 19th century log cabin where students are invited to experience the world through the eyes of Michigan’s pioneer children. Or students can relive a day...

Seasonal

If you are looking to join a summer group program or your child attends a Day Care, Vacation Bible Camp or Summer camp group, share the programs we offer at the village with them...

Tai Chi and Yoga

Troy Historic Village Seasonal Program Tai Chi Wednesdays, September 6 – October 25, 6:30 – 7:30 pm The practice of tai chi is rooted in ancient Chinese martial arts. Today, this mind-body practice has value...

Teas at Two

Sponsored by Oakmont Manor and the Michigan Humanities Council  Sip a cup of tea while enjoying a slice of history. Featuring a different speaker and history topic each month, this popular lecture series takes...

THREADS

NEW! THREADS Site-Responsive Theatre & Quilt Exhibit Experience the metaphoric and literal threads that weave us together as a nation of immigrants. Our two week quilt exhibit features 100+ vintage, modern, local and international...

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