Research Department

Newaygo County Museum and Heritage Center

Local History and Genealogy

 Research Room and Archives

 

Hours

April through October

Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm 

November - March 

By Appointment, between 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Self-Guided Research in our Research Room:

  • Ancestry.com  Library Edition  

  • Historical Newspaper Archives (easy to use digital):

    •   Fremont Indicator - 1878, 1879, 1880, 1911-1970, 1972-1974, 1979-1986, 1992-1998, 2000-2013

    •   Grant Galaxy & Grant Herald/Independent - 1937-1973

    •   Hesperia Union - 1896-1904, 1909-1917

    •   Newaygo Tribune & Newaygo Republican 1859,  1870-1973

    •   White Cloud Eagle  1907-1973

  • Census records of Newaygo County

    • Original handwritten, digital format: 1860, 1870, 1880, 1884, 1894, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930

  • Cemetery Indexes

    • Township cemeteries

    • City cemeteries

Research Assistance

Please use our Research Request form for personalized research services.

Assisted Research:

  • People

  • Military

  • Geography, 

  • Government,

  • Businesses

  • Organizations

  • And much more...