Apple Island Original Surveyors

During the GWBHS Apple Island Tours, a reenactment group from the Michigan Society of Professional Surveyors was invited to explain how land development was mapped and researched throughout the early 19th century. Click here to view now.

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40th Anniversary of the West Bloomfield Tornado

The 40th anniversary of the West Bloomfield tornado took place at the Orchard Lake Museum on March 13th, the event was put on by Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society. Click here to watch the video. Click here to watch the video.

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Underground Railroad: The Michigan Connection

Civic Center TV visited the Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society’s presentation “Underground Railroad: The Michigan Connection” and talked with President, Gina Gregory, and lecturer Willie Payne about the event. Click here to watch the video.

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Apple Island Dig 2014 Update

Click Here to learn more about the effort to place Apple Island on the National Register of Historic Places.

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2014 Historic Homes Tour

For the first time in 27 years, the Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society hosted the Living With History: Historic Homes Tour of Greater West Bloomfield. To view, Click Here.

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