Arts, Culture, and Humanities

DETROIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

  • Detroit, MI
  • www.detroithistorical.org

Mission Statement

The Detroit Historical Society tells Detroit's stories and why they matter.

Our vision is to be an integral part of Detroit's present and future by providing meaningful experiences that preserve and share its past.

Main Programs

  1. Educational Field Trips and Group Tours
Service Areas

Self-reported

Michigan

Serving metropolitan Detroit and southeastern Michigan

ruling year

1955

Principal Officer since 2002

Self-reported

Mr. Robert A. Bury

Keywords

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historical museum; Detroit history

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EIN

38-1381144

Physical Address

5401 Woodward

Detroit, 48202

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

History Museums (A54)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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The Detroit Historical Society creates a shared sense of community and pride by celebrating the history and the unique culture of our region.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Educational Field Trips and Group Tours

Educational field trips for school groups featuring docent-led tours of historical exhibits that support social studies curriculums and help meet expectations established by the State of Michigan as set forth in the state's Social Studies Content Expectations Guide.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Youth/Adolescents only (14 - 19 years)

Adults

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Michigan

Serving metropolitan Detroit and southeastern Michigan

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Financials

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DETROIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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DETROIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Robert A. Bury

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Thomas Buhl

None

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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