Greenmead Historical Park
Greenmead Historical Park is a nearly 200-year-old, 95-acre historical park purchased by the City of Livonia in 1976 and operated by the City of Livonia’s Parks and Recreation Department. The park includes the historical Greenmead Farm and its outbuildings, a 13-building historical village, Greenmead Community Garden, Virginia B. Matley Nature Trail, and soccer fields. Special events are hosted on the grounds of the historical village, including weddings.
The Greenmead Historical Park Master Plan was approved by City Council at the Jan. 18, 2023, Regular Meeting.
- Where is the Greenmead Office located?
- What are your hours?
- How to contact us.
- How and when can I register for events/programs at Greenmead?
- How do I become a vendor at the Flea Markets?
- How do I get more information on renting a building for an event?
- When are the historic buildings open for tours?
- Can I take photos at Greenmead?
If you are a coffee lover, check out Coffee Culture 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Alexander Blue House. This event is best for participants ages 16 and older. Sit back and sip on some coffee while you explore the history of local coffee and the differences between the blends and brews! This event is presented by Gooseneck Coffee Company and advance registration is required for $25/resident, $27/non-resident. Register here.
Leapin' Lizards (SOLD OUT)
Leap on over to Greenmead Historical Park's Alexander Blue House 2-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, for a fun afternoon of reptile and amphibian-themed stories, snacks, and crafts on a day off from school! The Huron-Clinton Metroparks will bring us some live creatures to interact with, including frogs, toads, turtles, and a snake! This program is best for ages 4-10, but all children in attendance must register in advance for $10/child resident, $12/non-resident.
ST. PATTY'S PARTY
Eureka! A Michigan Science Center Presentation
Imagine where we would be without inventions such as the light bulb, microwave oven, or even our favorite toys. Join us 1-2 p.m. Saturday, March 9, as we explore the unexpected and amazing tales of how these everyday modern marvels came to exist and celebrate the scientists and inventors who made them possible! The fields of science and history intersect in this exciting program presented by the Michigan Science Center's Traveling Science Outreach program. Some expected highlights include a Tesla Coil demonstration, microwave experiments, and exploring super absorbent polymers! Advance registration is required for $20/resident, $22/non-resident and all in attendance must register.
St. Patrick's Tea
Dress to impress in your shamrock attire and join us 3-5 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the Alexander Blue House for an Irish-themed tea! We will enjoy an assortment of tea sandwiches, scones, a delightful dessert, and bottomless tea. Irish-themed entertainment and good company are sure to delight all in attendance. Advance registration is required for $35/resident and $40/non-resident.
livonia historical society
The Livonia Historical Society invites you to attend their speaker presentations and meetings in January, March, and May. Speaker sessions are free to attend at the Alexander Blue House but are funded by yearly memberships. For more information, visit LivoniaHistoricalSocietyMI.com.
Monday, March 18 at 2 p.m.
THE MACKINAC BRIDGE: CONNECTING TWO PENINSULAS AND ONE PEOPLE
Presented by Jim Cameron
Monday, May 20 at 2 p.m.
PATRICK GASS TRAVELS WEST WITH LEWIS AND CLARK
Presented by Randy Baker
history lecture series
Greenmead Historical Park’s History Lecture Series takes place at the Alexander Blue House and is free to attend. No registration is required.