St. Clair County Historical Society

Find St. Clair 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.


Algonac Clay Historical Society 1240 Saint Clair River Drive Algonac MI 48001 810-794-9015


Capac Community Historical Society 401 East Kempf Court Capac MI 48014 810-395-2859

Harsens Island Historical Society 3058 South Channel Drive Harsens Island MI 48028 810-748-1825

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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.