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Farming played an important role in the lives of early residents.  Agricultural artifacts are displayed inside our reconstructed barn.

 Potatoes were an important crop in Otsego County.  Elmira was known as the Certified Seed Potato Capital of Michigan.

"Barns of Otsego County" includes samples of the 350 historic barns inventoried in 2004.  The exhibit also includes a barn beam with a drill used to bore the holes for wooden pegs.  Centennial farms - those owned by the same family for 100 years or more - are listed in celebration of our rich agricultural heritage,

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Otsego County
Historical Society

320 W. Main St.
Gaylord, Michigan

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

(989) 732-4568



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