Mason Area Historical Society
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Monday, May 27 through Monday, May 27
Scott Shattuck - "War Museum"  (Events)
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
417 W. South Street Mason MI 48854
 
Come and Help Honor Our Local Military War Heroes with us as we visit Mason resident Scott Schattuck's "War Musuem". 
  
Memorial Day, May 27, from 12:00pm -2:00pm
 
 
 
Bring your family and friends and explore his numerous historical war items and the various war memorabilia that include collections from Mason, MI and it's surrounding areas.
 
Click here to read more details about Mr. Scott Shattucks museum on the Lansing State Journal website 
https://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/local/2019/01/29/cool-spaces-century-old-mason-farmhouse-haven-war-memorabilia/2655842002/
 
 
 



Tuesday, June 4 through Tuesday, June 4
“Douglass Houghton"  (General Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
200 E Oak St Mason, Michigan
June 4, 2019  starting at 7:00pm - Free Admission 
 
MAHS's own Treasurer Susan Kosier, Houghton’s great-great-great granddaughter
will introduce Steve Lehto who is the author of the book Michigan’s Columbus,
the Life of Douglass Houghton. 
 
Michigan's ColumbusThe Life of Douglass Houghton
Front Cover
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Houghton was a true renaissance man – American Geologist,
Physician, Explorer, Statesman –a fascinating part of Michigan’s history.
 



Saturday, July 13 through Saturday, July 13
2019 Garden Tour  (Fundraiser / Concert)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Mason MI Area
 
 
SAVE THE DATE!! Saturday July 13, 2019!
Come and enjoy the Mason Area Historical Society Fundraiser - 2019 Garden Tour in the Mason MI area!!

Tickets: $15 -> Available: Ware's Pharmacy! Bestsellers Bookstore! Maple St Mall! and the Mason Historical Museum

The Garden Tour will include: 4 "BiG Country Gardens" & 3 "Town Gardens"!!!

The Mason Area Historical Society (MAHS) is a group of volunteers organized as a nonprofit and supported by membership dues,
fund-raisers, and donations. Financial contributions are tax deductible.


Monday, July 22 through Monday, July 22
“Building Downtown Mason – Who, When, Why?”  (General Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
200 E Oak St Mason, Michigan
July 22, 2019 starting at 7:00pm - Free Admission
 
 “Building Downtown Mason – Who, When, Why?” Historian Sandy Perry will
focus on the buildings in the 300 block of N. Jefferson facing the Courthouse.
 
These buildings are remarkable for their longevity.  All were built between 1870 and 1878 by and for Mason’s leading merchants. 
 
Come and hear the story of each building from
the Vault Deli to Ware’s Drugstore



Thursday, August 15 through Thursday, August 15
“The Historic Photos of Guy Royston”-  (General Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
200 E Oak St Mason, Michigan
August 15, 2019 starting at 7:00pm  Free Admission
 
“The Historic Photos of Guy Royston”- with Loren Shattuck, our favorite current
photographer of Mason -  who will share with us his collection of
Royston’s photos of Mason from the early 1900’s.



Monday, September 16 through Monday, September 16
Appraisal Fair  (General Meetings)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
200 E Oak St Mason, Michigan
September 16, 2019  starting at 1:00pm  
 
 Mason's Antique Appraisal Fair  Free Admission -
Appraisal fee is $5.00 for a verbal appraisal of up to 3 items per person. 
 
Appraisals will be conducted on a first time first come basis from experienced local dealers from our local Maple St Mall in Mason, MI.  



Monday, October 14 through Monday, October 14
”Michigan’s Dark Past”  (General Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
200 E Oak St Mason, Michigan
October 14, 2019 starting at 7:00pm   Free Admission
 
”Michigan’s Dark Past”
Author Ron Sadler who wrote "To Hell I Must Go"
the story of “Michigan’s Lizzie Borden” (who lived in Williamston) and other tales
of the scary side of our state.



Monday, November 11 through Monday, November 11
“Civil War Companies K and F and how the American Legion took over”  (General Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
200 E Oak St Mason, Michigan
November 11, 2019 starting at 7:00pm  Free Admission
 
Scott Shattuck will be discussing “Civil War Companies K and F and how the American Legion took over”