Historic Detroit


"Greetings from Detroit" now available!

Aug. 11, 2017

Our new book of historic Detroit postcards is now available from the HistoricDetroit.org Shop, a month before it’s available in stores. Not only will you get the book early, you’ll get vintage Detroit postcards of your very own with every order.

More than 100 new postcards added

Apr. 10, 2017

We’ve added more than 100 vintage postcards to our online collection, mostly from Belle Isle and other parks. Check them out in our postcard section.

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Mar. 24, 2017

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Now in the shop: Framed vintage postcards!

Mar. 15, 2017

We’ve added several framed and matted vintage Detroit postcards to our online store. Not only can you own a piece of Detroit history, but you’ll be supporting the website with your purchase! Click on the shop link above or go here.