About the Corktown Historical Society

The Corktown Historical Society was founded in 1979 in order to preserve data touching on the history of Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood, disseminate information about such history, advocate for the restoration and preservation of historic buildings, and to perpetuate the memory of those who, by their labor and heroism, contributed to make the history of this neighborhood.

Our Board

President – Blake Almstead
Vice President – Mike Hickey
Treasurer – Giles Simmer
Secretary – Heather McKeon
Members-At-Large – 
Cathy Czarnecki & Josh Clark

Membership with the Corktown Historical Society means early access to special events with discounted registration fees, plus a neighborhood discount at participating merchants and vendors. Discover everything that Corktown has to offer!

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