Orson Starr House Events

Event - Date & Time: 
Sunday, September 8, 2013 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Tools of the 19th Century and the Building of the Orson Starr House. Was your house built the same way as the Orson Starr House? This question will be answered at the Open House on September 8th when Bob Muller will talk about the construction and architectural details of Royal Oak’s oldest standing house, the Orson Starr House, and will demonstrate the tools which would have been used to build the Royal Oak Historic house in the year 1845. Docents will give visitors a tour of the house from 1-2 pm and the presentation will be from 2-3 pm. Muller is a woodworker and president of the Royal Oak Nature Society. He will be assisted by Leon (Pete) Mancour, a building contractor. The program will take place outdoors so bring your own lawn chair if you need it.The Orson Starr House Museum is located at 3123 N Main Street, one block South of 13 Mile Road. Free admission and additional free parking one block South at the Salvation Army Citadel. For additional information call: (248) 548-6638.

Museum Open House Schedule
(Second Sunday of the Month 1pm - 4pm)
(Admission free - donations welcome)

April 14 - Enjoy Listening to recorded music from a 110 year-old Edison home phonograph.
May 12 - Mother's Day - Quilts, old and new.
June 9 - Wedding Dresses: bring your own or a picture of it. (event flyer)
July 14 - Holdever Exhibition of Wedding Dresses: bring your own or a picture of it. (event flyer)
Sept 8 - Bob Muller will tell how the Starr House was built and demonstrate the tools which may have been used. (event flyer)
Nov 10 - Happy Birthday Orson Starr, born 210 years ago, Nov 23rd 1803. (special Program from 2pm to 3pm).
Dec. 8 - Christmas Carol sing-along to music played by Melissa on our antique pump organ.

 

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