Grosse Pointe Farms Historical Society

Find Grosse Pointe Farms Michigan historical societies. Historical societies provide information on the history and culture of a specific area, through the use of museum and library art exhibits and programs.


Grosse Pointe Historical Society 376 Kercheval Avenue Grosse Pointe Farms MI 48236 313-885-9241


Grosse Pointe Michigan Historical Society 381 Kercheval Avenue Grosse Pointe Farms MI 48236 313-884-7010

Detroit MI Historical Society 3 Stratford Place Grosse Pointe MI 48230 1.6 miles from Grosse Pointe Farms 313-885-1967

Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society 16600 Stephens Road Eastpointe MI 48021 6.0 miles from Grosse Pointe Farms 586-872-2581

Detroit Underground Railroad Historical Society 441 Monroe Avenue Detroit MI 48226 9.0 miles from Grosse Pointe Farms 313-818-0130

Detroit Historical Society 5401 Woodward Avenue Detroit MI 48202 9.5 miles from Grosse Pointe Farms 313-833-7934

Gabriel Richard Historical Society 1000 Saint Anne Street Detroit MI 48216 10.9 miles from Grosse Pointe Farms 313-963-1888

Macomb County Historical Society 15 Union Street Mount Clemens MI 48043 13.9 miles from Grosse Pointe Farms 586-465-2488

Royal Oak Historical Society 1411 West Webster Road Royal Oak MI 48073 15.9 miles from Grosse Pointe Farms 248-439-1501

Michigan Chesterfield Historical Society 47275 Sugarbush Road New Baltimore MI 48047 17.8 miles from Grosse Pointe Farms 586-749-3713

Southfield Historical Society 26080 Berg Road Southfield MI 48033 20.7 miles from Grosse Pointe Farms 248-356-7788

Harsens Island Historical Society 3058 South Channel Drive Harsens Island MI 48028 21.0 miles from Grosse Pointe Farms 810-748-1825

New Baltimore Historical Society 51065 Washington Street New Baltimore MI 48047 21.0 miles from Grosse Pointe Farms 586-725-4755

The Greater Washington Area Historical Society 58230 Van Dyke Washington MI 48094 23.7 miles from Grosse Pointe Farms 586-786-5304

Algonac Clay Historical Society 1240 Saint Clair River Drive Algonac MI 48001 23.9 miles from Grosse Pointe Farms 810-794-9015

Village Park Westland Historical Society 857 North Wayne Road Westland MI 48185 26.1 miles from Grosse Pointe Farms 734-326-1110

Oakland County Pioneer & Historical Society 405 Cesar E Chavez Avenue Pontiac MI 48342 27.3 miles from Grosse Pointe Farms 248-338-6732

Romeo Historical Society 290 North Main Street Romeo MI 48065 28.9 miles from Grosse Pointe Farms 586-752-4111

Flat Rock Historical Society 25484 Gibraltar Road Flat Rock MI 48134 29.0 miles from Grosse Pointe Farms 734-782-0867

Plymouth Michigan Historical Society 155 South Main Street Plymouth MI 48170 29.5 miles from Grosse Pointe Farms 734-455-8940

About Historical Societies

What is the National Register of Historic Places?

The National Register of Historic Places is a federal program that creates an official list of historically significant places worthy of preservation. The National Park Service manages the program.

Can a historical society tell me how much a historic item is worth?

In most cases, a Historical Society cannot provide monetary appraisals, but they can provide insight into why an item has historic value. They may also provide the names of reputable appraisers in the area.

What kinds of documents do I need to research my ancestors' history?

The local Historical Society or library may have a variety of documents and records that can help you to research your ancestors. Ship registries, immigrations files, birth and death certificates, church registries, and civil and military records can all be extremely helpful in this kind of research.