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Celebrate Detroit's 314th Birthday! 

When: Fri., July 24, 10 a.m. 2015
Phone: 313-877-7937
Email: Bobsadler@detroithistorical.org
Price: Free
detroithistorical.org/detroit-historical-museum/events-calendar/events-listing/detroits-314th-birthday
This day full of activities pays tribute to the city of Detroit. At 10 a.m., enjoy a presentation from a descendant of Alphonse de Tonty, who was with Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac's team of explorers when he founded Fort Pontchartrain de Détroit. At 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., docents in their Frontiers to Factories exhibit will share stories of the French and Native Americans in Detroit in the 1700s. At noon, join storyteller Ivory D. Williams as he recounts stories of his experiences growing up in 20th century Detroit in his special presentation, "The Good Ol' Days!"

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