Local Historical Organizations

Historical organizations that are HSM Members are listed below with direct connections to their website or organizational information.

For information about non-member organizations,  please refer to the Michigan History Directory, which lists more than 750 local historical organizations (both HSM members and non-members). Contact information on local societies that are not a member of HSM can also be obtained by contacting us.  If you represent a historical organization and would like to provide information to HSM or update current information please use the Historical Organization Information Form.

Please note: Organizations are listed by the cities in their physical addresses.  Organizations without a physical location will be listed under the city in their mailing address.

Visit our membership page for more information on joining HSM.

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Acme

Music House Museum

Ada

Ada Historical Society

Adrian

Adrian Dominican Sisters

Adrian Public Library

Lenawee County Family Researchers

Lenawee County Historical Society

Albion

Albion Historical Society

Alger

Alger County  Historical Society

Algonac

Algonac-Clay Historical Society

Allegan

Allegan County Historical Society

Almont

Almont District Library

Alpena

Besser Museum of Northeast Michigan

Alto

Bowne Township Historical Society

Ann Arbor

African American Cultural and Historical Museum

Bentley Historical Library

El Museo del Norte

Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library

Kempf House Museum

Michigan Theater Foundation

Pittsfield Township Historical Society

University of Michigan Press

Washtenaw County Historical Society

William L. Clements Library

Arcadia

Arcadia Area Historical Society

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Bad Axe

Huron County Historical Society

Baldwin

Shrine of the Pines

Bangor

Bangor Historical Society

Michigan Flywheelers Museum

Baraga

Baraga County Historical Society

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community

Battle Creek

Historic Adventist Village

Willard Public Library – Helen Warner Branch

Bay City

Bay County Historical Society

Belding

The Belding Museum Board

Grattan Township Historical Society

Bellaire

Bellaire Area Historical Society

Belleville

Belleville Area Museum & Historical Society

Bellevue

Bellevue Area Historical Society

Benton Harbor

Mary’s City of David

Berkley

Historical Society of Berkley

Berrien Springs

Berrien County Historical Association

Big Rapids

Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia at Ferris State University

Mecosta County Historical Society

Birmingham

Birmingham Historical Museum & Society

Bloomfield Hills

Bloomfield Historical Society

Cranbrook Archives

Boyne City

Charlevoix County History Preservation Society

Breckenridge

Breckenridge-Wheeler Area Historical Society

Brethren

Brethren Heritage Association

Bridgeport

Historical Society of Bridgeport

Brighton

Brighton Area Historical Society

Brimley

Bay Mills Indian Community

Bay Mills-Brimley Historical Research Society

Bruce

Historic Memorials Society in Detroit

Byron Center

Byron Center Historical Society

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Cadillac

Wexford County Historical Society

Caledonia

Caledonia Historical Society

Calumet

Coppertown U.S.A. Mining Museum

Norwegian Lutheran Church Historical Society

Cannonsburg

Cannon Township Historical Society

Canton

Canton Historical Society

Capac

Capac Community Historical Society

Caro

Watrousville-Caro Area Historical Society

Caseville

Historical Society of Caseville

Caspian

Iron County Historical Museum and Society

Cassopolis

Edward Lowe Foundation

Cedarville

Les Cheneaux Historical Association

Centreville

St. Joseph County Historical Society

Charlevoix

Castle Farms

Charlevoix Historical Society

Norwood Area Historical Society

Charlotte

Courthouse Square Association

Chassell

Chassell Heritage Center

Cheboygan

Cheboygan County History Center

Chelsea

Chelsea Area Historical Society

Chesaning

Chesaning Area Historical Society

Chesterfield

Chesterfield Historical Society

Clare

Clare County Historical Society

Clarkston

Clarkston Community Historical Society

Clawson

Clawson Historical Museum

Clinton

Historical Society of Clinton

Southern Michigan Railroad Society

Clinton Township

Clinton Township Historical Commission

Coldwater

Branch County Historical Society

Coloma

North Berrien Historical Society & Museum

Columbiaville

Columbiaville Historical Society

Historic Fort Wayne Coalition

Comstock Park

Alpine Township Historical Commission and Museum

Coopersville

Coopersville Area Historical Society

Coopersville Farm Museum & Event Center 

Copemish

Marilla Museum & Pioneer Place

Covington

Covington Township Historical Museum

Curtis

Curtis Historical Society

Crystal

Crystal Township Historical Society

Crystal Falls

Crystal Falls Museum Society

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Davison

Davison Area Historical Society

Dearborn

Arab American National Museum

Dearborn Historical Museum

Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village

Delta Township

Delta Township Historical Society

DeTour

DeTour Passage Historical Museum

Detroit

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Detroit Historical Society

Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society

Hellenic Museum of Michigan

Michigan Archival Association

Model T Automobile Heritage Complex, Inc.

MotorCities National Heritage Area

Motown Historical Museum

Walter P. Reuther Library

Dexter

Dexter Area Historical Society

Dorr

Then & Now Genealogical Library of Allegan County 

Douglas

Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Society

Dowagiac

Dowagiac Area History Museum

Heddon Museum

Drummond Island

DeTour Reef Light Preservation Society

Dryden

Dryden Historical Society

Durand

Durand Union Station, Inc.

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Gagetown

Friends of the Thumb Octagon Barn

Galesburg

Galesburg Historical Museum

Garden

Garden Peninsula Historical Society & Museum

Garden City

Friends of the Garden City Historical Museum

Gaylord

Otsego County Historical Society and Museum

Gladwin

Gladwin County Historical Society

Goodells

Wales Historical Society

Grand Blanc

Gospel Army Black History Group

Grand Blanc Heritage Association

Grand Haven

Loutit District Library

Tri-Cities Historical Museum

Grand Ledge

Grand Ledge Area Historical Society

Grand Marais

Grand Marais Historical Society

Grand Rapids

Cascade Historical Society & History Room

Gerald R. Ford Presidental Museum

Grand Rapids Historical Society

Greater Grand Rapids Women’s History Council

Heritage Hill Association

Michigan Masonic Museum & Library

Public Museum of Grand Rapids

Temple Emanuel of Grand Rapids Archives

Western Michigan Genealogical Society

Grandville

Grandville Historical Commission & Museum

Grass Lake

Waterloo Area Historical Society

Grayling

Crawford County Historical Society/Museum

Lovells Township Historical Society

Wellington Farm Park, Inc.

Greenbush

Greenbush Historical Society

Greenville

Fighting Falcon Military Museum

Grosse Ile

Grosse Ile Historical Society

Grosse Pointe Farms

Grosse Pointe Historical Society

Grosse Pointe Shores

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House

Gulliver

Gulliver Historical Society

Gwinn

Forsyth Township Historical Society

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Hadley

Hadley Township Historical Society

Hale

Plainfield Township Historical Commission

Hamburg

Hamburg Historical Museum

Hancock

Finnish American Heritage Center

Quincy Mine Hoist Association

Hanover

Hanover-Horton Hist Soc/Conklin Reed Organ and History Museum

Harbor Beach

White Rock School Museum

Harbor Springs

Andrew J. Blackbird Museum

Harbor Springs Area Historical Society

Harrisville

Alcona Historical Society

Hart

Hart Historic District Commission

Oceana County Historical & Genealogical Society

Hartford

Van Buren County Historical Society

Hartland

Hartland Area Historical Society/Florence B. Dearing Museum

Hastings

Barry County Historical Society

Charlton Park Village, Museum and Recreation Area

Hickory Corners

Gilmore Car Museum

Highland

Highland Township Historical Society

Hillman

Brush Creek Mill

Hillman Historical Society

Montmorency County Historical Society

Hillsdale

Hillsdale County Historical Society

Holland

Center of African American Art and History

The Felt Estate

Holland Area Historical Society

Holland Museum

Joint Archives of Holland

Holly

Abraham Lincoln Civil War Round Table

Holly Historical Society

Homer

Homer Historical Society

Houghton

Houghton County Historical Society

J.R. Van Pelt Library at Michigan Tech University

Houghton Lake

Houghton Lake Area Historical Society

Howell

Howell Area Historical Society

Hubbardston

Hubbardston Area Historical Society

Hudson

Bean Creak Valley Historical Society

William G. Thompson House Museum & Gardens

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Mackinaw City

Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association

Mackinac State Historic Parks

Mackinaw Area Historical Society

Mancelona

Mancelona Historical Society

Manchester

Manchester Area Historical Society

Marine City

Historical Society of Marine City

Marine City Community Pride & Heritage Museum

Marquette

Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center

Marquette Regional History Center

Marshall

Marshall Historical Society

Walter’s Gasoline Museum

Mason

Mason Area Historical Society

Ingham County Historical Commission

Menominee

Bailey Property Preservation Association

Menominee County Historical Society

Michigamme

Michigamme Museum

Midland

Alden B. Dow Home & Studio/Archives

Chippewa Nature Center

Midland County Historical Society

Milan

Milan Area Historical Society

Milford

Milford Historical Society and Museum

Millersburg

Millersburg Area Historical Society

Millington

Millington-Arbela Historical Society & Museum

Monroe

Genealogical Society of Monroe County

Monroe Historic District Commission

Monroe County Historical Museum

Montrose

Montrose Historical Telephone Pioneer Museum

Mount Clemens

Macomb County Historical Society and Crocker House Museum

Michigan Transit Museum

Mount Pleasant

Clarke Historical Library

Mount Pleasant Area Historical Society

Museum of Cultural and Natural History

Veterans Memorial Library

Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways

Munising

Alger County Historical Society

Muskegon

Hackley Public Library

Lakeshore Museum Center

Muskegon County Historical Society

Muskegon Heritage Association

USS LST 393 Veterans Museum

Muskegon Heights

James Jackson Museum of African American History

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Redford Township

Redford Township Historical Commission

Remus

Remus Historical Society

Republic

Republic Area Historical Society

Richmond

Richmond Area Historical & Genealogical Society

Rochester

Rochester-Avon Historical Society

Rochester Hills

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm

Rockford

Algoma Township Historical Society

Oakfield Pioneer Heritage Society

Rockford Area Historical Society

Rockland

Rockland Township Historical Museum

Rockwood

Rockwood Area Historical Society

Rogers City

40 Mile Point Lighthouse

Glawe School Museum

Great Lakes Lore Maritime Museum

Presque Isle County Historical Museum

Romeo

Romeo Historical Society

Roscommon

Roscommon Area Historical Society

Roseville

Genealogical Society of Flemish Americans

Roseville Historical and Genealogical Society

Royal Oak

Michigan Railroad History Conference

Royal Oak Historical Society

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Saginaw

Historical Society of Saginaw County

Hoyt Library – History & Genealogy Collection

Saginaw Valley Railway Historical Society

Theodore Roethke Home Museum

Saline

Saline Area Historical Society

Saline District Library

Sanford

Sanford Area Historical Society

Sault Ste. Marie

Chippewa County Historical Society

Le Sault de Ste Marie Historical Sites Inc.

Sebewaing

Sebewaing Area Historical Society

Shelby

Shelby Area District Library – Local History Room

Shelby Township

Packard Motor Car Foundation

Shepherd

Shepherd Area Historical Society

South Haven

Historical Association of South Haven

Liberty Hyde Bailey Museum

South Lyon

Green Oak Township Historical Society

South Range

Copper Range Historical Society

Southfield

Southfield Historical Society

Sparta

Sparta Township Historical Commission

St. Clair

St. Clair Historical Museum

St. Clair Shores

Historical Society of St. Clair Shores

Selinsky-Green Farmhouse Museum

St. Clair Shores Public Library

St. Ignace

Fort de Buade Museum

Michilimackinac Historical Society

Museum of Ojibwa Culture

St. Johns

Clinton County Historical Society

St. Joseph

The Heritage Museum and Cultural Center

St. Louis

St. Louis Area Historical Society

Sterling Heights

Sterling Heights Historical Commission/Library

Stockbridge

Waterloo Area Historical Society

Sturgis

Sturgis Historical Society

Sunfield

Sunfield Historical Society

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Vandalia

Underground Railroad Society of Cass County

Vicksburg

Vicksburg Historical Society

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