Roscommon Area Historical Society

The Roscommon Area Historical Society preserves and protects artifacts and archives from the Roscommon and Higgins Lake Areas. The society maintains its museum in an 1880s-built Gallimore Boarding House that operated from 1904-1931. The rooms are furnished in period style, and exibits  depict the history of the area. Richardson School House served community from 1914-1955 and now displays an interior setting with many artifacts from Roscommon and surronding area.

The society’s collections include local artifacts from 1890 forward. This includes a parlor organ and old phonograph player.  Archives concentrate on Higgins Lake and Roscommon areas and includes pictures, ledger books dated as early as the 1890s, maps, several written personal memoirs, and 70 oral histories on CDs.


Memorial Day-Sep 30: Fri-Sat 12-4pm



Mailing Address

P.O. Box 916
Roscommon, MI 48653

Physical Address
404 Lake St.
Roscommon, MI 48653


Gerry Toman, Treasurer
(989) 275-5819


Historical Society of Michigan 7435 Westshire Dr., Lansing MI 48917
Email | Phone (517) 324-1828 | Fax (517) 324-4370

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