National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Day was this Wednesday, June 27th. In honor of the women and men who have bravely served our nation, here are several federal grant opportunities for organizations that support and improve the care of our veterans.
On June 30, 1934, the National Football League's Portsmouth (Ohio) Spartans were purchased by George A. Richards (owner of Detroit's powerful WJR) and moved to Detroit with a new name -- the Lions. The purchase price? Less than $8,000.
PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF THE BURTON HISTORICAL COLLECTION, DETROIT PUBLIC LIBRARY
On the way to Tashmoo Park Aboard the Tashmoo
Nearly a century ago, Selina Pramstaller and Tillie Esper of Detroit wrote a simple note as they enjoyed a day at a popular amusement park on Harsens Island.
"Having a good time at Tashmoo," their message states in neat cursive writing.
On June 30, 1805, the first governor of the territory of Michigan was appointed. William Hull, a Massachusetts native, was appointed to govern the state out of the new capital in Detroit.
Although the British lost the Revolutionary War and the fledgling country was handed over to the upstart Americans, the British hung onto Detroit and Mackinac Island for 13 years. It was not until 1796 that conflicts between the British and the French in Europe persuaded the British to relinquish the Michigan forts.
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