Blacksmithing

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

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,...

Field Trips for Schools

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...

Grown-up Group Gather History Programs

History Programs for Adult Groups Troy Historic Village staff offer a number of local history presentations to share with your group.  You can choose to: Visit the Troy Historic Village.  Bring your group (minimum...

Hearth & Soul

6:00 – 8:30 pm | Registration Required Price per tour: $10/THS Member, $15/Non-member This summer, join us for three special behind-the-scenes tours of historic buildings located at the Village. Explore the hearth and soul...

Place of Worship Tours

Let’s meet up! Join the Troy Historical Society in visiting diverse places of worship. We’ll hear the history of these congregations and see the beautiful and unique architecture of their buildings. Wednesday June 19,...

Seasonal Appeal

Dear Villager: You can’t plow a field by turning it over in your mind. What a great proverb! It’s a simple reminder that it takes action to turn an idea into reality. Villagers like...

Summer Walking Group

Thursdays, 6:00 pm | FREE Walking Group meets Thursday evenings at 6:00 pm this summer (no walk on July 4). Walks cover a variety of scenic 1.5-2 mile routes in or around Troy. Program...

Teas at Two

  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 place inside Old Troy Church at the Troy...

Yoga at the Village

Karma Yoga Tuesday, May 21, 6:30 – 7:30 pm Stretch, meditate, and support local history! Join us for a special yoga class led by Gwen Dickerson of Explore Yoga Troy. Class takes place outdoors,...

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