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. View it here.

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Alexander Blue House


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Special events

2022-2-4 Snow Ball Opens in new windowSNOW BALL

Dress the kids in their favorite princess and prince attire and join us for an afternoon of frosty fun 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at Greenmead Historical Park! Characters from “Frozen” will join us for songs, crafts, photos and snacks.

The program is recommended for ages 4-10, but all adults and children ages 2 and older attending must register in advance.







Game Night Flyer Opens in new windowGAME NIGHT

Looking to meet some new friends in the new year? Join us for board game nights at Greenmead Historical Park! The fun runs 7-9 p.m. Thursdays each Jan. 19, Feb. 16, March 16, April 20 and May 18.

Light refreshments are included. This activity is for ages 5 and older. Register in advance starting 30 days before each event.

The Jan. 19 event is canceled.






WINTER/SPRING HISTORY LECTURE SERIES

Learn a little something this spring with our History Lecture Series Jan. 23-May 8 at Greenmead Historical Park. All Winter/Spring sessions are free drop-in programs that take place at 2 p.m. 

Mon, Jan. 23 - Michigan's Passenger Pigeons.. Gone Forever 
Tue, Feb. 21 - Tales Here and Now: Black History Stories 
Mon, March 6 - It's a Woman's World: Trailblazing Women in Politics 
Mon, April 24 - The Ford Homes: Assembling a Neighborhood 
Mon, May 8 - Detroit During the Holocaust
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Milk and Cookies Stories, Snacks, and Crafts Flyer Opens in new windowSTORIES, SNACKS & CRAFTS

Join us in Greenmead Historical Park's Alexander Blue House for an afternoon of Stories, Snacks and Crafts from 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 25. The theme will be milk and cookies. Best for ages 4-8. Advance registration is required.













2023 Rosie Luncheon Flyer Opens in new windowDINING WITH YESTERDAY: "ROSIE THE RIVETER AND BEYOND: HOW WOMEN HELPED WIN WWII"

Head to the Alexander Blue House at Greenmead Historical Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 4, to take a step back in time to the 1940s for a dynamic presentation from Jeannette Gutierrez of the American Rosie the Riveter Association's Willow Run Chapter. This presentation will highlight the breadth of Rosie's contributions in Michigan and beyond in celebration of Women's History Month.

Advance registration is required, as lunch and dessert are included for the $30 per resident cost ($35 per non-resident). Registration begins Jan. 31.




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Are you a beginner-to-intermediate quilter looking for a quilting class? Spend a few days with your fellow quilters at Greenmead Historical Park as we learn quilting techniques to create a beautiful “Moda Love Charm Quilt.” This two-day class runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, March 11 and 25.

Participants must bring their own machines and provide their own materials. A supply list will be sent out two weeks prior to the start of the class. Register in advance starting Jan. 3.





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ST. PATRICK'S PARTY FOR KIDS

Bring the kids to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on their day off from school 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, March 15! This green-themed party in Greenmead Historical Park's Alexander Blue House will include games, crafts, snacks, and more! Register in advance 30 days before the event.