January 26, 2018

The Board of the Newaygo County Museum and Heritage Center has selected Mr. Steven J. Radtke to succeed Roxanne Bassett, who will be retiring as executive director the end of February.  With 11 years of experience in all facets of museum operations at the Tri-Cities Mu...

October 20, 2017

Each quarter we publish a newsletter filled with local history gathered from our archives and elsewhere. Our newsletters are part of our mission to collect, preserve, and share Newaygo County's history.  Please enjoy and share!

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September 29, 2017

The Newaygo County Museum and Heritage Center (NCMHC) is pleased to announce that Toni Rumsey, local historian and genealogist, received the Distinguished Volunteer Service Award from the Michigan Historical Society. The award was presented to Ms. Rumsey by the Preside...

September 7, 2017

Thank you for helping us to exceed our goal! $6,200 was donated to assist the installation of L.E.D. track lighting in the exhibit gallery. Thank you for your support! We hope to complete this project over the winter when exhibits are being refreshed. THANK YOU!

August 18, 2017

Thanks to a grant from the Youth Advisory Council of the Fremont Area Community Foundation, we are looking to fill a part-time, temporary position to develop and pilot a Public History Studies Program.

The Public History Studies Program will be geared toward giving Newa...

August 16, 2017

Join us tonight, Wednesday, August 16, 2016 as favorite story teller, Dave Dougan, will take us back to the days of penny candy and creaky wooden floors. Where neighbors exchanged news and the fresh cut roast was deftly wrapped in paper and secured with string. Come wa...

Family stories can be interesting to read. Such stories will be featured in our next book project, Newaygo County History and Biographies, Vol. 2. We need your help.  By writing a short story/biography of your current family or previous generations that lived in our co...

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Newaygo County Museum and

Heritage Center

The Newaygo County Museum and Heritage Center is a community history project whose mission is to collect, preserve, and share Newaygo County’s history.


The NCMHC is supported by individual contributions, in-kind support, the generosity of local business people, the Fremont Area Community Foundation, The Gerber Foundation, The Arthur and Virginia Nelsen InFaith Community Foundation, Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs, and, of course, our Guests and Volunteers!


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