History Resources

Henry Ford Estate

www.henryfordestate.org

The Henry Ford Estate is the estate where Henry and Clara Ford lived. The Estate offers tours along with holding special programs and being open to the public for functions. Visitors can also dine in the original pool house.

Henry Ford Heritage Association

www.hfha.org

The mission of the Henry Ford Heritage Association is to foster interest in the life and accomplishments of Henry Ford, and to preserve and interpret the landmarks associated with his life.

Historical Collection of the Great Lakes, Bowling Green State University

www.bgsu.edu

The HCGL has a collection of vessel data sheets created over the past thirty years and a collection of approximately 90,000 images of Great Lakes vessels.

Historical Society of Michigan

www.hsmichigan.org

The Historical Society of Michigan is a member-supported non-profit that fosters a deeper understanding of and appreciation for all Michigan history.

Irish Genealogical Society of Michigan

www.rootsweb.ancestry.com

The IGSM is a non-denominational organization focusing on genealogical research in all thirty-two counties of the Emerald Isle.

Jewish Genealogical Society of Michigan

www.jgsmi.org

 JGS of Michigan is a leader in education, research, information exchange forums and resources for Jewish genealogy. 

Jewish Historical Society of Michigan

www.michjewishhistory.org

JHS of Michigan educates, celebrates and promotes awareness of the contributions of the Jews of Michigan to our state, our nation and the world.

Mackinac State Historic Parks

www.mackinacparks.com

Mackinac State Historic Parks is a family of living history museums and nature parks in northern Michigan’s Straits of Mackinac and is an agency within the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

Macomb Historical Society and the Crocker House Museum

www.crockerhousemuseum.com

The Macomb County Historical Society and its Crocker House Museum provide educational experiences of Mount Clemens and Macomb County History through the use of artifacts, rotating exhibits, publications, stories, and special educational programs.

Marine Historical Society of Detroit

www.mhsd.org

The Marine Historical Society of Detroit, a nonprofit organization founded in 1944 provides a focal point for individuals and organizations interested in and concerned with the history of the Great Lakes and its maritime heritage.

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