Genesee County Historical Society

Find Genesee County 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.


Davison Area Historical Society 263 East 4th Street Davison MI 48423 810-658-2286


Fenton Michigan Historical Society 310 South Leroy Street Fenton MI 48430 810-629-2570

Genesee County Historical Society 316 West Water Street Flint MI 48503 810-410-4605

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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.