Custer Week Celebrations
The Ellis Library and Reference Center celebrates Custer Week with movies, music and art!
October 7 – 31, 2014
- Comic–con Custer Style!
- On display, starting Custer Week and continuing through the end of October, will be comic books and other items from popular culture that highlight Custer and the Wild West. All items are part of the Lawrence A. Frost Collection of Custeriana housed at the Ellis Library and Reference Center.
- After viewing the exhibit ask a Reference Librarian for a tour of the Collection. Discover Custer memorabilia such as comic books and actions figures, as shown in this feature from 13ABC News:
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
- Music and a Movie!
- Steve Charpie from the New Custer Band will provide a musical introduction to our movie 7th Cavalry starring Randolph Scott and Barbara Hale.
- Cider and pumpkin donuts will be provided by Monroe County Historical Society.
- Music begins at 6:30, movie starts at 7:15.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
- The History and Rebirth of the Detroit G.A.R. Building
- Owner and renovator, David Carleton will provide a photo documentary of the history and current renovation of the Detroit Grand Army of the Republic Building.
- Lecture begins at 7 pm.