The Chesterfield Township Historical Society was founded in 1993 for the purpose of preserving the history of Chesterfield Township. The society’s members are devoted to the discovery, collection and preservation of historic materials, buildings, monuments, markers, sites, artifacts and publications.
The Chesterfield Township Historical Society is located at 47275 Sugarbush Road, Chesterfield, Michigan 48047.
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Chesterfield Township Historical Society Moves Kolping Chapel to Historic Village
This chapel used to sit in Kolping Park, Sugarbush Road, Chesterfield Township, however in 2016 it was relocated to the Chesterfield Historical Society’s historical village.
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April 13th, Saturday 9 – 12 pm: Easter Bunny Breakfast
The historic village will be open in conjunction with the township Easter Bunny Breakfast.
MAY 2nd, THURSDAY 5:30 – 7:30 pm: PASTA & MORE DINNER
Held at the VFW Hall on 23 Mile Road in New Baltimore. Dinner served 5:30 – 6:30. 50/50 raffle, auctions & giveaways.
JUNE 1st, SAT. 10 – 4, June 2nd SUN. 10 – 3 pm: STE. CLAIRE VOYAGEURS
Come see the Ste. Claire Voyageurs, 1750 era French fur trade re-enactors and History Alive! “A Timeline of Historical Re-enactors.” Historians in period clothing, encampments and displays will tell the story of Macomb County’s history, from the early days of the fur trade through the war on global terror. A donation of $1 per person or $2 per family is suggested. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
JUNE 23rd, SUNDAY 1 pm: BAY-RAMA PARADE
Join us in New Baltimore as we participate in the parade with a replica of the Weller one-room schoolhouse float, built by historical society founder, George C. Furton.
JUNE 30th, SUNDAY 1 – 4 pm: MICHIGAN LOG CABIN DAY
The log cabin in the village will be open
JULY 13th, SATURDAY 10 – 4 pm, JULY 14th, SUNDAY, 10 -3 pm
WORLD WAR II REENACTMENT
We will host the Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society in a World War II reenactment of Operation Cobra. The event will feature both an Allied & Axis encampment for public displays with two public battles. (11 am & 2 pm) on Saturday, and one (1 pm) on Sunday. Military vehicles will be on display. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Entrance fee is a donation of $1 per person or $2 for a family.
AUGUST 10th, SATURDAY 10 – 4 pm, AUGUST 11th, SUNDAY 10 – 3 pm VIETNAM ERA REENACTMENT
Presented by the Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Entrance fee is a donation of $1 per person or $2 for a family.
SEPTEMBER 21st, SAT. 10 – 4 pm, SEPT. 22nd SUN 10 -3 pm: HERITAGE DAYS
Enjoy horse rides, photos and games, a “Kids Tent” and candle making, rope making, corn grinding, scavenger hunt, craft show and classic car show. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Entrance fee is a donation of $1 per person or $2 for a family.
OCTOBER 24th, THURSDAY 6 – 9 pm: HARVEST DINNER
DECEMBER 6th, FRIDAY 6:30 pm: TREE LIGHTING
The schoolhouse and log cabin will be open in conjunction with the township’s tree lighting ceremony. Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies served in the schoolhouse, and candy canes at the log cabin.
INFO: Liz Furton, 586-747-1790, Duane / Kathy Vosburg 586-949-3810, Adam Mueller 248-872-2642
Website: www.chesterfieldhistoricalsociety.org LIKE us on FACEBOOK– Chesterfield Historical Society