Claiming Michigan: The 1820 Expedition of Lewis Cass
On Saturday, September 16, the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center will be opening a landmark exhibition on the 1820 expedition of Lewis Cass on the Great Lakes. The exhibition, “Claiming Michigan: the 1820 Expedition of Lewis Cass,” will feature dozens of images, excerpts from journals, detailed narrative information and large format maps. Read more about the exhibition.
There will be an opening reception at 1 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and light beverages. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public and will be open through January 27, 2024. Open hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Monday through Friday), until 8 p.m. on Thursdays and 12 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays.
The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center is located at the corner of 7th Street and Tracy Ave, on the
campus of Northern Michigan University. For more information call 906-227-1219 or go to nmu.edu/beaumier.