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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

Upcoming Programs

Join us for the 15th annual Cemetery Walk on Sunday, Oct. 12

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Help us remember the stories and experiences of local doctors and medical people when Ron Brenner and JoAn Kindsvater guide you through Hillside Cemetery on Sunday, October 12. We’ll meet at the Chapel at Hillside (corner of Palmer and St. Clair Highway) at 2 PM then visit the grave sites of people like Dr. Cornell, Dr. Inches, Dr. Burtless, Dr. Neruda, Dr. Ward, Dr. William Smith, Dr. Dickey and Dr. Clifford.

After the walk, join us back at the Museum. We’ll have more information, artifacts, and photographs on display. And we’ll be serving cider and doughnuts.

Donation is $5.00; students are free.

Hillside Cemetery, Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 2 PM.

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