Millington - Arbela Historical Society is a non-profit group.
The Museum is located in downtown Millington at 8534 State St.
P.O. Box 422 Millington, MI. 48746. Ph. 989-871-5508
Hour's are Friday 12 to 2 and Saturday 12 to 2.
We are closed from January 1st to April 1st.
As always Admission is FREE !
Volunteers are always needed and much appreciated !
Donations are always accepted whether it be in money or items, and they are tax deductable !
NOTE * Anyone wishing to tour on any off day please contact Bob Valentine @ 989- 871 - 2817 or Mel Conway @ 810-496-2040 as we would be happy to open just for you
PLEASE GIVE US 24 HOUR NOTICE TO SET UP !
NOTE: Things are constantly changing so make sure to visit us often.
Chairman - Melvin Conway
Co-chairman - Robert Valentine
Treasurer - Barb Maxfield
Recording Secretary - Karen Withers
Membership Secretary- Pamela Conway
Memorial Secretary - Doris Webster
Celia Sebert Nancy Burns Joann Helmbold
Beulah Burns Betty Johnson
Many building improvements have been done.
Fund Raisers: Bake Sale May 4th, 2013 @ the Museum
Millington Township Cemetery - http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mi/county/tuscola/mill/cem/mill/index.htm
Millington Welcome Page - http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mi/county/tuscola/mill/index.html
Millington Civil War Veteran's - http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mi/county/tuscola/mill/civilwar.htm
N.Y. 8th Heavy Artillery in the civil war - http://http//www.usgennet.org/usa/ny/county/niagara/newyork.htm
My Old Newspaper Collections Project - http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ny/county/niagara/news/
1892 Portrait & Biographical Album of Genesee, Lapeer, & Tuscola Counties - http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mi/county/tuscola/book/
1919 Rural Directory of Genesee Co. - http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mi/county/lapeer/farm/
Lapeer County Genealogy & History - http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mi/county/lapeer/
Columbiaville Michigan - http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mi/county/lapeer/columbiaville/
Tuscola County Genealogy & History - http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mi/county/tuscola/
American Local History Network - http://www.alhn.org/
American History & Genealogy Project - http://www.usgennet.org/usa/mi/state2/
Other Links you may be interested in:
The Millington Herald & LakeVille Messenger, LLC
Owned and Operated by Barb Maxfield http://millingtonherald.webs.com/
Millington Chamber of Commerce
Partners with today's businesses for tomorrow's customers
Millington - Arbela - Arthur Latham Park
Millington Arbela District Library
Millington Township Cemetery Book (Reprint) - $ 15 + Shipping & Handling if shipped
Millington History 1854-2004 in Pictures - $20 + Shipping & Handling if shipped
Millington High School's First Hundred Years (Reprint) - $15 + Shipping & Handling if shipped
Post Cards of by-gone era - 12 for $5 + Shipping & Handling if shipped
Annie - by Beverly Gould Chapin - $4.00
Other items in museum as priced.
Clayton E. Betzing still looking for veteran's to include
in the Historical Society Book on Veterans of Millington & Arbela & Watertown areas.
If you know of someone who should be added please contact us
either by email at cbetzing at yahoo dot com or by phone @ 810-444-6373
Books are available for inspection at the Museum and also at the Millington Library.
We now have a pretty complete collection of Millington High School Year Books dating back to 1908 and up to 2011, so if you want to check it out please stop in and have a look. Thanks to the High School for the copies of newer books and also Gail Verhines class Tech Teacher and Year Book Advisor.
We have been tracking the number of visitors who come into the museum. Over the past years we have seen the numbers climb. In 2008 we had 373 visitors / 2009 we had 1,033 / 2010 we had 1,205/ and in 2011 we had 1498. In 2012 we had 1400 Visitors some from other countries also. Great Job to all of our helpers and volunteers and those who give in other ways !
Site is updated as needed any questions on web site email me @ cbetzing at yahoo dot com.
Questions on the Museum call Bob Valentine @ 989- 871 - 2817 or Mel Conway @ 810-496-2040