Mason Area Historical Society
Welcome to Mason Area Historical Society
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Mason Area Historical Society  News and Updates!!
What is over 160 years old and full of artifacts?  The Pink School!!
Located at 707 W Ash. St., Mason, MI  48854
Open May 7, 2016   1-3pm  
Open first Saturday of every month  May - October
We are so pleased to announce that the children's book we have been working on for several months is on the press! 
It will be available for puchase ($10 each) at the Museum beginning Saturday, May 7th, during Spring Fling. 
All proceeds benefit operations for the Museum and Pink School.  
MAHS General Meeting:   May 2, 2016 -- @ the Mason Historical Musuem
7:00pm - 8:00pm
 Geneva Wiskemann of the Michigan Oral History Association
with the assistance of Heidi Butler of the Capital Area District Libraries
will be giving an informational presentation  about the  methods and techniques of the preserving the unique memory of people, places, events and ideas
 The presentation will provide ideas by which the Mason Area Historical Society may partner with the library, community groups, and community members to promote and preserve Mason's rich oral history. 
 Everyone is invited to attend! 
Mason's 33rd Annual Spring Fling 2016  May 6, 2016
 ( see below for donating pies below) 
Pie Sale at the Museum, 200 E. Oak Street, beginning at 10 AM until gone
All of the delicious Pies are $12.00 each
Friendly Reminder for all donated pies - We can only accept pies that do not require refridgeration.  
If you would like to donate a pie - the museum will be open Friday May 5th from 5-6pm accepting pies - or the museum will be open at 9am on May 6th prior to the pie sale.  
Thank you 
Click Link to see Mason Mi Chamber of Commerces calander of events!!     
Members You can renew your dues by clicking link below:  
The Mason Area Historical Society (MAHS) is a group of volunteers organized as a 501c3 nonprofit and supported by membership dues, fund-raisers and donations.  All financial contributions are tax deductible.  MAHS now offers the option of payment via PayPal.
  Donations received are used in preserving and maintaining Mason's local area history and the upkeep of the museum's infrastructure.
MAHS appreciates your interest in our local history and if you would like to help us continue our mission please click the button below to Donate via PayPal 
Or if you would like to send a check donation
please make check payable to:  
Mason Area Historical Society,  PO BOX 44,  Mason MI  48854
Mason MI Chamber of Commerce 2016 Events Calander 
The society is so grateful to Bestsellers, Ware's Pharmacy, and Maple Street Mall for their generous help in selling them.    You can also purchase your copy at the Museum.
The book is $15.00 each and all proceeds benefit the society, including the Museum and Pink School operations.
If you live far away from Mason and would like to purchase a copy, we will ship it in a padded priority mail envelope (includes insurance and tracking) for an additional $7.
Total price including shipping:  $22.00
Make your check payable to MAHS 
Please be sure to include your shipping address with your check.     
and mail to PO Box 44, Mason, MI 48854.
“HARTZOG’S HISTORY OF MASON”    $15.00 each   
Call NOW and ORDER your copy  517-676-9837
A compilation of Hartzog’s columns that appeared in the Ingham County News .
Full of vintage photos of Mason.
We are always looking for friendly faces who want to work as docents,
taking on one or more 2-hour shifts a month at the Museum.
The Museum is open from 1-3pm on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
You’ll be paired with a partner who likes Mason history, too!
Please contact Mary Hagen at 676-5314 if you are interested in either of these volunteer opportunities.