Two great programs this week

Opossum in a tree

Tuesday Talk: Mammals of Michigan

A special Tuesday Talk program with the Outdoor Discovery Center!

Tuesday, August 8 at 11 AM outdoors at the History Center
130 Center Street, Douglas, Michigan

You’re invited to this week’s Tuesday Talk for fun facts and live mammals as presented by the Outdoor Discovery Center! Learn about Michigan’s larger mammals like elk, bear, and mountain lions while getting up close with animals including an opossum, skunk, and porcupine.

In case of inclement weather the program will move indoors at the History Center.

Tuesday Talks are free for SDHC members; non-members are asked for a suggested donation of $5 per person.

To assure comfortable outdoor seating, attendees are encouraged to bring their own camp chairs if possible.

Monthly Meeting: Five Little Wood Churches by Gordon Lloyd

Presented by historian Paul Trap

Wednesday, August 9, Program at 7 PM, Doors open at 6:00

All Saints Episcopal Church, 252 Grand Street at Hoffman Street in Saugatuck

Learn about celebrated Michigan architect Gordon W. Lloyd (1832-1904) and the influential Gothic Revival church buildings he designed, in a joint program organized by the Saugatuck-Douglas History Center and All Saints’ Episcopal Church on August 9th.

St. Paul’s Church

The architectural history of Saugatuck’s All Saints’ Church is both the setting for the program and one of five “little wooden churches” examined in this lecture by historian Paul Trap.

Paul Trap is a retired educator from Grand Haven Public School District and historian who has written about railroad history and religious architecture in the Michigan Historical Review and Michigan History Magazine.