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.
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.
Chesterfield Historical Society Brick Orders
JUNE 5th, SAT. 10 – 4, June 6th SUN. 10 – 3 pm
STE. CLAIRE VOYAGEURS & HISTORY ALIVE
Come see the Ste. Claire Voyageurs, 1750 era French fur trade reenactors 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 27th, SUNDAY 1 – 4 pm MICHIGAN LOG CABIN DAY
JULY 10th, SATURDAY 10 – 4 pm, JULY 11th, 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 14th, SATURDAY 10 – 4 pm, AUGUST 15th, 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 18th, SAT. 10 – 4 pm HERITAGE DAYS
Enjoy horse rides, photos and games, a “Kids Tent” and candle making, rope making, corn grinding, scavenger hunt, craft show. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
Entrance fee is a donation of $1 per person or $2 for a family.
OCTOBER 21st, THURSDAY 6 – 9 pm HARVEST DINNER
held at the VFW Hall on 23 Mile Road in New Baltimore. 50/50 raffle, auctions & giveaways.
DECEMBER 3rd, 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: Duane / Kathy Vosburg 586-949-3810, Rick DeClaire 586-296-2363, Adam Mueller 248-872-2642