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MICHIGAN'S HISTORIC LANDSCAPES 3/8/2015

PRESS RELEASE : 3/8/2015 

Sharon Scott: 456-7198 

HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF CLINTON, MI 

DATE: MARCH 24TH, Tues. AT 7PM 

WHERE: CLINTON TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY 

PUBLIC IS INVITED 

HISTORICAL SOCIEITY PROGRAM: Michigan's Historic Landscapes and the Impact of 

European Settlement 

 

The Michigan Territory encountered by European explorers was composed of seamless, highly evolved 

ecosystems. Native Americans were integral to Michigan's pre-settlement landscape by virtue of awareness of their 

dependence on it and respect for it its use. European settlement brought a host of changes, none more fundamental 

than an abrupt shift in the human relationship to the land. This presentation will give an amateur's impression of the 

pre-settlement landscape and help us to appreciate what we losing. 

 

 

 

Bob Kellum is a native of Washtenaw County, will present a program this program on Michigan’s Historic Landscapes 

at the Clinton Township Public Library on March 24th at 7pm. Bob’s family has owned land in the Irish Hills since 

1961, where he learned to appreciate the area's unique landscapes. He was formerly a Planning Commissioner in 

Manchester Township, and is now active with the Grand-Raisin Cluster of the Stewardship Network, the Irish Hills 

affiliate of the MotorCities National Heritage and Oh These Irish Hills!. The public is invited