Mason Area Historical Society
Welcome to Mason Area Historical Society
Opera House
 
Mason Area Historical Museum at 200 E. Oak Street will be open
on Saturdays only for now from 1:00 to 3:00 PM
with no appointment necessary.
 
Accommodations are available for approximately eight household groups per Saturday.
 
   Revised “Coronavirus-Aware” Operating Guidelines for the
Mason Area Historical Museum
Approved by the MAHS Board on 8/18/20
and published on Page 4 of the Fall 2020 "The Slate" newsletter:
 
 
     Welcome to The Mason Area Historical Society   
  
MAHS PURPOSE:  TO COLLECT, PRESERVE
AND TELL THE STORIES OF MASON HISTORY
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A Virtual Experience with our "Mason by the Sycamore" Video  :
https://youtu.be/QmgPvLa4fos
(Copy and paste into browser)
via Doug Klein / youtube
 
Mason Area Historical Society Newsletter
 
Spring 2020 Edition
 
Winter 2019-2020 Edition
 
 
 
 
Mason Museum                                     
            Mason Historical Museum                                 Pink School
           200 E Oak St, Mason, MI 48854                      707 W. Ash Street  Mason, MI 48854
          
 
 
 
  
 
Mason Area Historical Society is a non-profit organization
that is dependent upon donations. Please consider donating
to allow programs and events to continue to be offered in the future!
             
 
 
 
 
 
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Mason Historical Museum
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                              
    
 
 
             
 
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 The Pink SchoolOur First Museum
   
 
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Pink School  
 
 
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Mason, MI - Established in 1836
 
 Mason became the county seat of Ingham County in 1840.   Michigan is the only state in the country where the state capital is not also the county seat.
 
Mason, MI - Incorporated as a Village in 1865
Incorporated as a City in 1875
 
 
 
 
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 Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 42.579205, -84.443581
 
 
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 Things To Do In Mason & Events
 
 
 
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Looking for local Mason MI History? 
Looking for other historical societies?  Cemeteries? Genenalogy resources?
Make sure to check out our LINKS section!! 
 
 
 
 
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he 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.  
 
  Donations received are used in preserving and maintaining Mason's local area 
history and the upkeep of the museum and Pink School's infrastructure.
 
MAHS thanks you and appreciates your interest in our local history.
 
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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
       
 
 
 
 
 
We appreciate your time and consideration 
 
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MAHS publications are great for personal reading or great gift ideas!! 
 
All proceeds benefit operations for the Mason Area Historical Museum & Pink School 
 
Feel free to browse our additional books for your entertainment
or gift ideas in our "Publications" tab! 
 
 
 
All publications are available at the Mason Historical Museum 
Limited publications may be available at our local Mason vendors: 
 
 
Maple Street Mall   http://www.maplestreetmall.com/
 
 
 
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 “BLUE STARS IN EVERY WINDOW" Carolyn Cooper & Shirley Renwick
 
This was a common sight in so many communities across the USA during WWII. 
 
It was certainly true in Mason. 
You will have the opportunity to own a great piece of history in this volume,
full of stories from 300+ veterans and others involved in the war effort. 
 
Members of the society’s Publications Committee have been gathering information on Mason during World War II — transcribing veteran interviews, collecting stories and pictures from families, and putting them into a book.
 
 Books are $30.00 each 
 
 
 
"Margaret the Mouse and the Pink Schoolhouse" 
Story created & written by Jean Bement  illustrations by Chris Campbell
 
  
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 Books are $10.00 each 
 
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  Find More Great Links Here!  Click Link:  https://masonmuseum.org/links.php?sid=1
 
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For the Mason, MI (Ingham County) area follow this link Link:  https://vintageaerial.com/photos/michigan/ingham
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    This Day In History!! Link:  http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history
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Mason Area Chamber of Commerce   
Upcoming Events Calendar Link: 
 
 
   
 
 
Mason Area Chamber of Commerce
ABOUT THE CHAMBER    

Mason, Michigan, is the seat of Ingham County government.

The clock tower of the historic Ingham County Courthouse is a beacon in the heart of the community and the Courthouse is the centerpiece of our historic downtown area.

The Mason area is a community of about 16,000 people (8,200 in the City of Mason) and is only minutes south of Lansing, the state capital.

The small town lifestyle and agricultural setting of the Mason area attracts residents and employers who enjoy a buffer from nearby suburban areas.

Quiet and attractive neighborhoods, our Cobblestone Village antiques district, rural charm, affordable homes, a high-quality school system and convenient, quick access to the Lansing metropolitan area and Michigan State University are just some of the reasons people enjoy living in the Mason area.

Come home to Mason, Michigan -- Hometown U.S.A.

     

 

 

    

 

MAHS publications are great for personal reading or great gift ideas!! 
All proceeds benefit operations for the Mason Area Historical Museum & Pink School 
 
 
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 CADL * FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY 
 
 
Mason Branch Library  145 W Ash St
 Mason, Michigan 48854  (517) 676-9088 
 
 
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Come and check out the Book Worm Heaven!!!   
 

Book Worm Heaven is a great used book store located upstairs at CADL Mason. 

Come in to peruse thousands of books donated by members of the community.

 
 
 Hours

Monday11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday

1 - 5 p.m.*      *Closed Sundays between Memorial Day and Labor Day
 
 
 
 
 
 
         
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