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Packard Proving Grounds: The People and Its Purpose

Nov 13, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Lorenzo Cultural Center
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Instructor: Kim Parr

In celebration of Packard Proving Grounds' 95th anniversary, please join us as Kim Parr, collections curator for the Packard Proving Grounds, tells the story of the family and people who lived and worked upon the grounds. This insightful history presentation will also include what led up to the need for Packard Motor Car Company to have Proving Grounds, and builds on the MORE visit to the site during the Spring 2023 session.

About the Presenter: Kim Parr has worked for over 30 years within the museum field, and is currently the collections curator for the Packard Proving Grounds Historical Site in Shelby Township. She also owns Michstory Tours, a touring company that specializes in Cemetery Walks.

Lorenzo Cultural Center
Macomb Community College-Center Campus | 44575 Garfield Road | Clinton Township, MI 48038-1139
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