Van Buren County Historical Society

VanBuren County Historical MuseumThe Van Buren County Historical Society maintains a museum in an historic 1884 county poorhouse. The museum features three floors of historical items, including a one-room school, a general store, housing period products and the music room, old-fashioned kitchen, turn-of-the-century parlor, old dentist office and military room. There is also a replica log cabin and blacksmith works on the grounds.


Jun-Sep: Wed, Fri, and Sun 12-5pm. Also by appointment.

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 452
Hartford, MI 49057

Physical Address

58471 Red Arrow Highway
Hartford, MI 49057


Sandra Merchant, President & Archivist
Charlie Brock, Vice President
(269) 621-2188


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

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