Our Organization

Probably what the Poorhouse looked like originally


The Purpose of Our Organization The purpose of the Hillsdale County Historical Society is to preserve, advance and disseminate knowledge of the history of Hillsdale County.

A Non-Profit Organization The Hillsdale County Historical Society is a 501(c)(3), charitable organization. Membership is open to all who have an interest in Hillsdale County and Michigan History.

The Hillsdale County Historical Society brings the history of our county to its citizens through a Newsletter, this website, Facebook, various events throughout the year and a series of booklets. With the general title of Ghost Walk, each booklet contains short stories of important people, places and events in our county. These booklets are free and can be found at Historical Society events, the Hillsdale Community Library, the Mitchell Research Center and Current Office Solutions.

The Poorhouse todayTo schedule a tour of the Poorhouse for a group of 10 or more, please contact us through our gmail address at least one week before you would like to visit.


email contact: hillsdalehistoricalsociety@gmail.com

Membership Form (click to enlarge, then print a copy)

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