Mason Area Historical Society
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One Room Schools  (General Meetings)
Saturday, April 13 through Saturday, April 13
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
200 E Oak St Mason, Michigan
 
April 13, 2019  starting at 2:00pm - Free Admission 
 
"One Room Schools"
 
 
 Melanie Dart and Tam Wolfe will discuss the history and memories of both the Rolfe School,
and the only current operating one-room school c in Grand Ledge.
 
 
 



Appraisal Fair  (General Meetings)
Sunday, May 5 through Sunday, May 5
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
200 E Oak St Mason, Michigan
May 5, 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 experianced local dealers from our local Maple St Mall in Mason, MI. 


Historical Walking Tour  (Events)
Saturday, May 11 through Saturday, May 11
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
200 E Oak St Mason, Michigan
 
Historical Walking Tour   Suggested Donation: $5.00
 
Join MAHS Vice President Mike Beard and fellow board member Sandy Perry as they will be leading a historical walking tour. 
 
The route is as follows: Starting at the MAHS historical museum (200 E Oak St Mason) along the  north side of the 100 block of E. Oak St., east side of the 400 block of S. Jefferson St., south side of the 100 block of E. Ash St., west side of the 400 block of S. Barnes St. and finishing at the MAHS historical museum.  
 
 


Scott Shattuck - "War Museum"  (Events)
Monday, May 27 through Monday, May 27
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/
 
 
 



“Douglass Houghton"  (General Meetings)
Tuesday, June 4 through Tuesday, June 4
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
200 E Oak St Mason, Michigan
June 4, 2019  starting at 7:00 - 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. 
 
Houghton was a true renaissance man – geologist,
physician, explorer, statesman –a fascinating part of Michigan’s history.



“Building Downtown Mason – Who, When, Why?”  (General Meetings)
Monday, July 22 through Monday, July 22
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



“The Historic Photos of Guy Royston”-  (General Meetings)
Thursday, August 15 through Thursday, August 15
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.



Appraisal Fair  (General Meetings)
Monday, September 16 through Monday, September 16
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.  



”Michigan’s Dark Past”  (General Meetings)
Monday, October 14 through Monday, October 14
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.



“Civil War Companies K and F and how the American Legion took over”  (General Meetings)
Monday, November 11 through Monday, November 11
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”