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May 25
3:00 p.m.  Annual Meeting & Elections

5:00 - 7:00 p.m.  Museum Open House

  Join us on Thursday, May 25 at the Museum for our Annual Meeting followed by an Open House in celebraton of our Museum's 25th Anniversary

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Otsego Lake Village
Otsego County's First Community

by Gail (White) Elliott
Author signing event on May 25 at the Museum

Proceeds will benefit the
Otsego County Historical Society

"Waters, Michigan
The Town With the Bottle Fence"

Phil Alexander

Proceeds will benefit the
OCHS Endowment Fund

"Early Times of
Otsego County, Michigan"

by Bill Granlund

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Table of Contents

Proceeds will benefit the
Otsego County Historical Society


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Recently, eight Gaylord Community School students along with Superintendent Brain Pearson went on a guided walking tour.  They began their tour at the Otsego County History Museum where they went back in time!  Throughout the tour, guides John Jenkins and Phil Alexander showed historical photos and told short stories as they described nearly 40 points of interest in the heart of downtown Gaylord.  This tour was the first of a two-part series about local history called "Re-Discovering Downtown Gaylord".

                                 Our Mission
         To preserve and protect the heritage, histoical sites, and artifacts of Otsego County
                            for the benefit of future generations 


Otsego County
Historical Society

320 W. Main Street
Gaylord, Michigan

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1223
Gaylord, MI  49734

(989) 732-4568


OCHS Museum
Re-opens May 30, 2017

25th Year Celebration
of our Museum

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