Enter the doors of the St. Clair Historical Museum and travel back 250 years to the community’s beginning as a British Fort, moving to its days as a Michigan lumbering and brick manufacturing mecca, through its transition to salt purification, and shipbuilding. View artifacts and photographs of the fabulous resorts and hotels that drew guests from all over the world to the beautiful landscape and therapeutic mineral baths. Delve into family histories, city records and directories, newspaper articles, obituaries and documents.
Location: 308 S. 4th St., St. Clair, Michigan
Hours: Tuesdays 9:30 AM to noon
Saturday and Sunday (May through October)
1:30PM – 4:30 PM
Phone: (810) 329-6888
Fort Sinclair Banner Info
The St. Clair Historical Commission and Museum is joining with the St. Clair Art Association to sponsor the 2014 Street Banner Contest. The theme of this year’s contest joins in with the 250th Anniversary of Fort Sinclair. The British fort was established by Lt. Patrick Sinclair in 1764.
For more information on the banner contest rules and entry procedures, go to www.stclairart.org.
In other “Fort Sinclair Banner Info” pull downs, we have included a variety of photos and sketches of the fort, its environs, fur trapping, Chippewa Indians, lumbering, Michigan trees, and animals of the area to stimulate your artistic creativity.
The Museum is sponsoring an Open House on Saturday, Feb. 22 from 1-4 PM for you to view the Fort Sinclair model, furs, fort information, a replica of a Native American canoe, fort site maps, and other interesting information. The Museum is located at 308 S. 4th St. in St. Clair.