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  1. Current residents of the Township interested in preserving our history have formed a Historical Society which meets the third Monday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Tompkins Township Hall. Anyone interested in the history of the area is invited to attend. http://www.tompkinstwp-mi.org/historical.htmlThe Historical Society is currently reprinting a third edition of the Township's history, "ALL AROUND THE TOWN". It was originally published in 1976 and again in 1988. Books may be ordered by calling Jeanette McDonald at (517) 569-2211 or writing to the Society, 10138 Tompkins Rd., Rives Junction, Michigan 49277 View full record
  2. The Homer Historical Society was organized as a bicentennial project in 1974 to preserve and protect Homer history, to educate people about the significance of local history and to establish a museum. http://homerhistoricalsociety.org/ Meetings are held the last Wednesday of the month from January through October. In warm weather they are held at the Blair Farm. The Blair Historical Farm—at 26445 M-60 East, one mile east of Homer on M-60—is a pioneer family farm built on land owned by Maude Blair's grandfather, Dr. George Blair, Homer’s first doctor. Miss Blair, a long time Detroit schoolteacher and administrator, was especially interested in having children learn about Homer history. Her sister, Miss Bess Blair, was also a teacher. Now, elementary school students visit Blair Historical Farm every spring to learn about local history and see how people used to live on a farm. Homer Historical Society PO Box 146 Homer, Michigan 49245 View full record
  3. The purpose of this Society shall be to bring together those people interested in history and especially in the history of the City of Ferndale and the Ferndale School District. Understanding the history of the community is basic to our democratic way of life, gives us a better understanding of out state and nation, and promotes a better appreciation of our American heritage. The Society’s major function will be to discover and collect any material which may help establish or illustrate the history of the area, its exploration, settlement, development and activities in peace and war, its progress in population, wealth, education, arts, science, agriculture, manufacturers, trade and transportation. It will collect printed or electronic material such as histories, genealogies, biographies, descriptions, gazettes, directories, newspapers, pamphlets, catalogues, circulars, handbills, programs, and posters. Manuscript materials such as letters, diaries, journals, memoranda, reminiscences, rosters, service records, oral histories, account books, charts, surveys, and field books. Museum material such as pictures, photographs, paintings, portraits, scenes, aboriginal relics and material objects illustrative of life, conditions, events and activities of the past and present as well as the future will also be collected. http://www.ferndalehistoricalsociety.org/ MUSEUM HOURS Mondays 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Tuesdays 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Wednesdays 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Saturdays 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Note: No Audio or Video recording devices or Cameras are allowed to be used in the museum without permission. To make a special visit appointment, call (248) 545-7606 1651 Livernois Ferndale, Michigan 48220 View full record
  4. The Pentwater Historical Society is located in Pentwater, Michigan. Now in its third decade, the society was established in 1982 as a Section 501(c)(3) Not-for-Profit Organization. The Museum: Meetings: http://pentwaterhistoricalsociety.org/ 85 South RutledgeP.O. Box 54Pentwater, MI 49449 View full record
  5. The Jewish Historical Society of Michigan educates, celebrates and promotes awareness of the contributions of the Jews of Michigan to our state, our nation and the world. Throughout the year, we present docent-led tours of historic Jewish Detroit and Southeast Michigan and host interesting lectures, book discussions and film viewings. We publish Michigan Jewish History, an annual journal, and maintain the Jewish Yearbook Collection, the largest collection of yearbooks from Detroit-area high schools. http://www.michjewishhistory.org/ info@michjewishhistory.org 6600 W. Maple Road West Bloomfield, MI 48322-3003 248.432.5517 View full record
  6. The purpose of our society is to preserve, document and promote interest in the heritage of the Village of Romeo and its surroundings. The RHS operates two museums, an archive building, and holds several events each year. http://www.romeohistoricalsociety.org/ The archives building was the Romeo Michigan State Police Post from 1936 to 2000 when it was purchased by the Society. It holds archives related to Romeo’s past. There is a small research library for studying the history of your house or Romeo citizens of the past (it contains oil paintings by William Gibbs). Changing displays interpret Romeo’s past. This museum is open Tuesday evenings from 7-9 p.m. or by appointment. If you are interested in having your group or organization tour the Romeo Museums, please call. Romeo Historical Society PO Box 412 Romeo, Michigan 48065 586-752-4111 View full record
  7. Members and other interested persons may use the local history books and files at the SAHS Archival Library, located at Rentschler Farm Museum. This material is for reference use only. Books and files may be browsed, read, and copied with limitations. They may not be removed from the archival library. Books and other materials are to be handled with white gloves.An appointment is necessary (734-944-0442) as we are staffed by volunteers with irregular hours. Call several days ahead. http://www.salinehistory.org/ Saline Area Historical Society P.O. Box 302 Saline, MI 48176 (734) 944-0442 Museum Hours Rentschler Farm Museum: Summer – Saturdays 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Closed during the winter months Saline Depot Museum: Saturdays 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM All year View full record
  8. The Wyandotte Historical Society was established in 1958. The first Society Museum was opened in 1966. The Wyandotte Historical Society is a 501 c (3) non-profit organization. The object and purpose of the Historical Society shall be to bring together people interested in the history of Wyandotte; to suggest the collection, preservation and display of authentic documents, historical records and relics, and anything of interest and value in its educational, cultural economic and spiritual heritage. http://www.wyandottemuseums.org/ The Wyandotte Historical Society 2624 Biddle Avenue Wyandotte, Michigan 48192 734-324-7299 View full record
  9. Projects to date have been numerous besides the Fort de Buade which is our shining star. Those projects include writing and publishing the St. Ignace Historical Walking Tour booklet, publishing 2 books – The Company and the Community by Patricia McCreary and the Reminiscences of David Corp, various educational programs including walking tours and cemetery tours, donating books to the St. Ignace library to fill out their Michigan history section, sponsoring genealogy workshops, education on Native American culture, and book signings, researching and gathering oral histories and genealogy, collecting historic photos, and a general exchange of historical information and brainstorming on how to better educate the community and visitors to the community about this information. http://michilimackinachistoricalsociety.com/Default.aspx Michilimackinac Historical Society 334 North State Street P.O. Box 735 St. Ignace, Michigan 49781 View full record
  10. What we do: We produce programs about our local history. We publish a lively newsletter, Legacy.We partner with our local Library to archive Bloomfield’s history.We’re involved with some fascinating historic community structures: an 1845 Greek Revival house an early pioneer Log Cabin and an 1859 stone Schoolhouse. http://www.bloomfieldhistoricalsociety.org/ Bloomfield Historical Society1099 Lone Pine RoadBloomfield Hills, MI 48302-2410248-203-9798 View full record
  11. The purpose of the Hillsdale County Historical Society is to preserve, advance and disseminate knowledge of the history of Hillsdale County, MI. Contact us at hillsdalehistoricalsociety@gmail.com https://www.hillsdalehistoricalsociety.org/ View full record
  12. The Grosse Pointe Historical Society was organized in 1945 to promote the preservation of our local heritage and to share that knowledge with the community. The Society's logo represents the 18th century French windmill which stood on Windmill Pointe. The Society works to make the history of our exceptional community vital, relevant, and accessible. Through our programs, facilities, and events, we bring history to life and protect historic artifacts so that we all can experience the past first hand. http://www.gphistorical.org/ Grosse Pointe Historical Society 381 Kercheval Ave. Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan 48236 313.884.7010 View full record
  13. http://freeportmichigan.org/historical-society/ 127 Warren St., Freeport MI (616) 765-8571 or (616) 765-5413 Open for tours the 1st Wednesday of each month from 3:30-5:30pm. Open on the 3rd Wednesday to work on projects and answer questions. View full record
  14. Mission Statement Enriching Charlevoix culture through preservation, education and engaging experiences celebrating our history. Our values: Accessibility: We provide programs and events for a broad and diverse audience. Our historical archives and structures are made available to the public. Authenticity: We are a primary source of information on the history of Charlevoix. Resourcefulness: We acquire, protect and maintain objects, images and archives of historical value. Relevance: We are innovative in our approach to creating both educational and entertaining experiences about Charlevoix’s heritage. Trustworthiness: We are responsible stewards of our historical and financial assets. Our History The Charlevoix Historical Society was first organized in November of 1879. It was active from 1893 to 1903, then active again in 1911. The Society reorganized into a determinedly active organization on May 11, 1972, with 17 charter members. It has been recognized as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization by the Federal Government since 1986. http://chxhistory.com/ Charlevoix Historical Society Museum at Harsha House 103 State St. Charlevoix, MI 49720 p: 231-547-0373, e: info@chxhistory.com View full record
  15. The Dexter Area Historical Society (DAHS) is a nonprofit organization in Dexter, Michigan, which supports the preservation of the history of the Dexter area. DAHS owns and operates two properties: the Dexter Area Museum and Gordon Hall. Our Mission is to preserve our history and inspire our community to connect the past with the future. http://www.dexterhistory.org/ The museum's Genealogical Department contains a limited collection of local family genealogies, including that of the village's founder, Judge Samuel W. Dexter. Local Protestant church records are archived at the museum. A card file is maintained on recent deaths and other events in Dexter and environs. We have a collection of cemetery readings for the Dexter area including, Forest Lawn cemetery, St. Andrews cemetery, St. Joseph's cemetery, and smaller cemeteries in Webster, Dexter, Lima, Scio, and Lyndon townships. View full record
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