The Tri-River Historical Museum Network

An association of local mid-Michigan historical museums.
Main Contact: Sally Johnson (616-868-6424) srjohnson4@charter.net

Member organizations and contact information, alphabetically (rev. March 2016):


Ada Historical Society
Averill Historical Museum of Ada
7144 Headly St.
P.O. Box 741
Ada, MI 49301

 www.adahistoricalsociety.org

Contacts:
Museum Phone: 616-676-9346
Museum Email: adahistoricalsociety@gmail.com
Marian Bolhius, 616-676-2426 / 7266 Rix, Ada <- SEND MAIL
Marilyn DeGood, 616-676-1484 / PO Box 606, Ada

Alton Historic Church Museum
2780 Lincoln Lake NE
Lowell, MI 49331

www.commoncorners.com/kent/kent_alton.htm

Contacts:
Museum Email: altonchurchmuseum@yahoo.com
Shantell Ford, 616-745-1316 / 2880 Lincoln Lake N., Lowell <-SEND MAIL
shantellford@yahoo.com

Barry County Historical Society
PO Box 311
Hastings, MI 49058

Contacts:
Museum Email: bchistory64@gmail.com
Randy Gladstone, 517-676-9090 / randygladstone@yahoo.com
Jean Lamoreaux, 616-293-8666 / 3 Market St., Middleville 49333 <- SEND MAIL
cal-jean@charter.net

Belding Museum / The Belrockton
108 Hanover / P.O. Box 45
Belding, MI 48809

www.ci.belding.mi.us/museum_history.php

Contacts:
Jill Mason, 616-794-3558 or 616-894-5712 / 210 S. Boas St, Belding <- SEND MAIL
JimJill70@gmail.com
Barb Fagerlin, 616-794-0126

Boston-Saranac Historical Society
Bridge Street / P.O. Box 565
Saranac, MI 48881

www.commoncorners.com/ionia/ionia_boston.htm

Contacts:
Marilyn Cahoon, 616-693-2730 / 9435 Tannis Rd., Clarksville 48815 <- SEND MAIL
marilar@att.net
Connie Bos, 616-642-9472 / 106 Vosper St, Saranac 48881

Bowne Township Historical Commission
84th & Alden Nash / P.O. Box 35
Alto, MI 49302

www.bownehistory.org

Contacts:
Twp. Office Phone: 616-868-6846
Sally Johnson, 616-868-6424 / 6237 Bancroft SE, Alto <- SEND MAIL
srjohnson4@charter.net
Janet Van Wyck, 616-868-7197 /14050 64th St, Alto
jancvanw@2farmconnect.net

Byron Center Historical Society
2508 Prescott St SW,
Byron Center, MI 49315

http://www.commoncorners.com/kent/kent_byron_bchs.htm

Contacts:
Museum Phone: (616) 878-0888
Museum Email: byronmuseum@sbcglobal.net
Jean Lamoreaux, 616-293-8666 / 3 Market St., Middleville 49333 <- SEND MAIL
cal-jean@charter.net
Elaine Snyder, 616-477-3534
Theresa Kiel, theresakiel@att.net

Cascade Historical Society
2839 Thornapple River Dr.
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

www.cascadetwp.com/Community/Historical-Society-(1).aspx

Contacts:
Twp. Office Phone: 616-949-1500
US MAIL: Cascade Township Office, 2865 Thornhills SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Sharon Yentsch, 616-949-9291 / 2527 Chatham Woods SE, Grand Rapids <- SEND MAIL
syentsch@sbcglobal.net
Joann King, 616-949-1852 / 6820 Burton St SE, Grand Rapids

Cedar Springs Historical Society
60 Cedar St. / PO Box 296
Cedar Springs, MI 49319

www.cedarspringsmuseum.org

Contacts:
Museum Phone: 616-696-3335
Museum Email: csmuseum@wingsisp.com
Nancy Starr, 616-696-1419 / 16245 Northland Dr, Sand Lake 49343
nstarr16@sbcglobal.net
Sheryl Tisdel, 616-813-7464 / 7402 White Ridge Dr., Greenville 48838
Sharon Jett, 616-696-3042 / 6610 15 Mile, Cedar Springs
jett1951@aol.com
D. White, 616-696-3738 / 12737 Pine Lake, Cedar Springs

Historic Charlton Park
2545 S. Charlton Park Rd.
Hastings, MI 49058

www.charltonpark.org

Contacts:
Museum Phone: 269-945-3775
Museum Email: info@charltonpark.org
Claire Johnston, cjohnston@barrycounty.org

Clarksville-Campbell Historical Society
P.O. Box 44
Clarksville, MI 48815

www.commoncorners.com/ionia/ionia_campbell.htm

Contacts:
Linda DeJongh, 616-693-2322 / 238 S. Main St , PO Box 229, Clarksville <- SEND MAIL
nldejongh@sbcglobal.net
Gary Veale, 616-868-7255 / 10984 Keim Rd, Freeport 49325
vealehaven@earthlink.net


Fallasburg Historical Society
13944 Covered Bridge Rd. NE
Lowell, MI 49331

www.fallasburg.org

Contacts:
Museum Email: fallasburg@yahoo.com
Ken Tamke, 616-682-0785 / 215 Greentree Ct., Ada 49301 <- SEND MAIL
kentamke@comcast.net
Doris Roth, 616-897-7817 / 10128 Potters Rd, Lowell <- SEND MAIL
dorisjr27@aol.com

Fighting Falcon Museum
516 W. Cass St.
Greenville, MI 48838

www.thefightingfalcon.org

Contacts:
Museum Phone: 616-225-1940
Bill Garlick, 616-754-7819 / 13510 Old 14 Mile Rd, Greenville
wgarlick@chartermi.net
Carolyn Garlick, 616-754-7819 / 13510 Old 14 Mile Rd, Greenville
music23teacher@hotmail.com
Barb Christensen, 616-754-0161
bachristensen@charter.net

Flat River Historical Society
213 N. Franklin St. / P.O. Box 188
Greenville, MI 48838

www.flatriverhistoricalsociety.org

Contacts:
Museum Phone: 616-754-5296
Museum Email: frhsmuseum@att.net

Bill Garlick, 616-754-7819 / 13510 Old 14 Mile Rd, Greenville
wgarlick@chartermi.net
Carolyn Garlick, 616-754-7819 / 13510 Old 14 Mile Rd, Greenville
music23teacher@hotmail.com
Keith Hudson, 616-754-9950 / 11358 W. Baker Road, Greenville
kjhudson@chartermi.net

Freeport Historical Society
127 S. Warren
Freeport, MI 49325

www.freeportmichigan.org/historical-society/

Contacts:
Museum Email: thornappleriver@yahoo.com
Deloris Dipp, 616-765-8571 / 704 Freeport Rd, Freeport <- SEND MAIL
(winters: 727-869-7657 / 11105 I St., Port Richey, FL 48858-1327)
Bob King, 989-773-6040 / 2107 Betty Lane, Mt. Pleasant 48858
rbtn60king@aol.com
John Simmons, 616-689-9209 / 7938 Pine Edge Ct. SE, Alto 49302

Grattan Township Historical Society
12040 Old Belding Rd, NE
Belding, MI 48809

www.grattantownship.org/historicalsociety.html

Contacts:
Dianna Force, 616-691-6504 / 11768 Old Belding Rd NE, Belding
force.cricket@gmail.com
Patrick Nugent, 616-691-7162 / 10060 Kehoe Dr. NE, Ada 49301
pdnugent@yahoo.com

Ionia County Historical Society
251 E. Main St. / P.O. Box 176
Ionia, MI 48846

www.ioniahistory.org

Contacts:
Museum Phone: 616-527-6281
Museum Email: info@ioniahistory.org
Joan McCord, 616-527-3369 / 3690 Potters Rd, Ionia <- SEND MAIL
joe@joemccord.com
Kathleen Cook, 616-527-2626 or 616-755-2423 / 699 Parmeter Road, Ionia
kathleencook@live.com
Linda Ciangi, 616-527-4945 / 618 Hackett, Ionia

Lake Odessa Area Historical Society
1117 Emerson St.
Lake Odessa, MI 48849

lakeoahs.blogspot.com (John Waite Blog)

Contacts:
Museum Phone: 616-374-7518
Museum Email: jrwgen@hotmail.com
US MAIL: c/o Page Memorial Building, 839 Fourth Ave, Lake Odessa, MI 48849
Elaine Garlock, 616-374-8420 / 1504 Johnson St., Lake Odessa <- SEND MAIL
Tom Pickens, 616-963-2267 / 11753 Nash Hwy, Clarksville 48815 <- SEND MAIL

Lowell Area Historical Museum
325 W. Main St. / P.O. Box 81
Lowell, MI 49331

www.lowellmuseum.org

Contacts:
Museum Phone: 616-897-7688
Museum Email: history@lowellmuseum.org
Lisa Plank, 616-421-5201 / 421 N. Washington, Lowell
lplank@lowellmuseum.org
Carolyn Jane Blough, 616-897-9920 or 616-914-3340 / 623 N. Jefferson, Lowell
LuAnne Kaeb, 616-897-7445 / 11420 Peck Lake Rd, Lowell

Lyons/Muir Historical Society
311 E. Bridge St.
Lyons, MI 48851

(no website)

Contacts:
Sue Houserman, 989-855-2921 / 509 Bridge St, Lyons <- SEND MAIL
jonsueh@ionia-mi.net
Marjorie Ackerson, 616-527-9064 / 3980 Stone Rd, Ionia 48846-9743

Oakfield Pioneer Heritage Society
11009 Podunk Ave
Greenville, MI 48838

http://www.commoncorners.com/kent/kent_oakfield_ophs.htm

Contacts:
Judy Gager, 616-874-6271 or 616-485-3404 / 1011 Grosvenor, Greenville <- SEND MAIL
jagager@aol.com
Sue Irvine, 616-889-0042 / 4215 Northgate St NE, Grand Rapids, 49525

Pine Forest Historical Museum
402 E. Home St.
Edmore, MI 48829

(no website)

Contacts:
Shirley Wulff, 989-427-3843 / PO Box 224, Edmore <- SEND MAIL
wshirley2@frontier.com
Dana Macklin, 989-427-3496 / 104 West Main St, PO Box 324, Edmore
danajmacklin@aol.com

Plainfield Township Historical Commission
Hyser Rivers Museum
6440 West River Road
Belmont, MI 49306

(no website)

Contacts:
Museum Phone: 616-363-9399
Sue Irvine, 616-889-0042 / 4215 Northgate St. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49325 <- SEND MAIL
sjirv@yahoo.com
Suzanne Carpenter, 616-784-7264 / 3861 W. River Dr. NE, Comstock Park
suzannec@iserv.net

Portland Area Historical Society
c/o Portland Library
259 King St.
Portland, MI 48875

(no website)

Contacts:
Museum Email: mi.pahs@gmail.com
Margaret Sheffer, 231-215-8988
sheffer.1283@yahoo.com

Rockford Area Museum
21 S. Monroe
P. O. Box 781
Rockford, MI  49341

www.rockfordmuseum.org

Contacts:
Museum Phone: 616-866-2235
Museum Email: rockfordmuseum@gmail.com
Terry Konkle, 616-866-0530 / 343 N. Main, Rockford 49341
Al Pratt, 616-485-4144 / 210 E. Main, Rockford 49341
Pat Fry, 616-866-0540 / 190 Ogden, Rockford 49341

Sunfield Historical Society
Welch Historical Museum
161 Main St / PO Box 251
Sunfield, MI 48890

(no website)

Contact:
Jan Sedore, 517-627-9254 / 13307 N. Wheaton, Grand Ledge, MI 48837 <- SEND MAIL
jansedore@gmail.com

Ionia Free Fair Antique Village
(Annual Event-related display)

Contacts:
Ben & Karen Merchant, 616-522-1495 or 616-902-7237 / 597 S. Johnson Rd, Ionia 48846
kmerchant2000@gmail.com
Derek “Goose” Elliot, 616-755-2486
representativegoose@yahoo.com

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