Paul Vachon


A lifelong resident of the Detroit area, Paul Vachon is an author, freelance writer, and public speaker. He possesses a strong interest in Detroit history and has written four previous books devoted to the subject. He’s also written a guidebook on Michigan travel. Paul is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors.

In his spare time, Paul enjoys traveling, nature photography, and acting in community theatre. He also thinks having a map of the state on the back of his left hand is pretty cool.


Collectively, November and December are undeniably the biggest spending season of each year. That’s why Buy Michigan Now, a campaign designed to promote and support Michigan businesses, is urging residents to think carefully about how and where they do their

I want to sneak in a quick highlight of the release of the second edition of local author and Hour Detroit contributor Paul Vachon’s excellent Detroit: An Illustrated Timeline, from Reedy Press. Even for the most hard-core history buffs, Vachon’s

On April 10, the city of Detroit will be brought to life by native Detroiter Paul Vachon with his presentation of “Forgotten Detroit.” Vachon will revive happy memories of trips to Detroit and venues that may no longer exist. He


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