Schedule of Upcoming Events






April 14, 2020
Ann ArborLibraryPostponed to a (as yet to be determined) future date
Molly Ball, Recipient of the Gerald R. Ford Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency in 2018
Please join us for a conversation Molly Ball, national political correspondent for TIME magazine, as the recipient of the Gerald R. Ford Prize for Distinguished Reporting on the Presidency in 2018.”
April 27, 2020
Grand RapidsFrederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture ParkPostponed to a (as yet to be determined) future date
America’s First Ladies Luncheon Series presents "First Ladies Pat Nixon and Betty Ford: Lives of Leadership, Courage and Grace" in partnership with The White House Historical Association
Christopher Nixon Cox and Alex Eisenhower, Grandsons of President Richard Nixon and First Lady Pat Nixon; Patti Matson, former Assistant Press Secretary to First Ladies Pat Nixon and Betty Ford; Ann Compton, former White House Correspondent; and Chef Roland Mesnier, Former White House Pastry Chef.

The event is annually hosted by the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation.
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_rmh0424-copy-2The New Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum Re-Opened on June 7, 2016

Grand Rapids — Discover Gerald R. Ford in our newly renovated Museum, with six galleries incorporating technology which allows visitors to dig deeper into topics of interest. Explore Ford’s early years in Foundations of a Civic Life and his public service career as Congressman from Michigan in Serving the People.

With plans to retire, learn how Congressman Ford’s life took an unexpected turn when he was tapped to become Vice President and a few short months later was sworn in as the 38th President of the United States in Integrity at the Helm. The impact Gerald R. Ford made on our nation is illustrated in the final three galleries, Citizenship by Example, Funeral and Memorial Tributes, and Legacy Experience.


Map N Tour GRFCheck Out “Map-N-Tour” of President Gerald R. Ford’s Life

“Map N Tour” is an interactive tour that gives you a personal look into Gerald R. Ford’s life. There is a website option and also mobile apps for iPhone/iPad and Android (search Map N Tour).

Highlights include his childhood homes and Grace Episcopal Church, where he and Betty were married. Using this tour, you can quickly find direct links to the information you are seek- ing. The phone app could be used as a driving tour to see highlights first hand.

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