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Arthur M. Woodford Local History Center

Local History Center

The Great Lakes and Michigan collection, begun in 1986, contains over 4,000 volumes of books and periodicals. Michigan history, biography, and literature, maritime industry, and Great Lakes environmental issues are featured. Local records, high school yearbooks, genealogy resources and historical photographs enhance this collection. Detroit City Directories dating back to before the Civil War and Michigan county histories and atlases are available for use in the Local History Center.

Genealogy assistance is also available during Local History Center hours of operation.

Local History Center Michigan Collection

Local History Center
Summer Hours of Operation
1:00PM to 4:00PM
5:00PM to 8:30PM
2nd & 4th Friday
of the Month
10:00AM to Noon
& 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Upcoming Events
In the LHC


Local History Center Display Case