Oakland Township, Michigan
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All monthly programs are held on the first Wednesday of each month, unless specifically noted,
at the Cranberry Lake Farm,
384 W. Predmore Rd.
Members and visitors are free. A donation is requested for field trips.

Oakland Township Historical Society board member, Anthony Kowalchick, has assembled shadow boxes containing local historic artifacts and donated them to the Historical Society. Stop by the first floor of the Paint Creek Cider Mill M-F, 8am-4:30pm, to see this display of historic treasures. Parks and Recreation Director Mindy Milos-Dale presenting Anthony Kowalchick with a certificate of appreciation for Oakland Township Historical Society discoveries at Marsh View Park.

2019 - 2020 Programs

Program:  The Saginaw Trail:  From Native American Path to Woodward Avenue 

Presented by Leslie Pielack
Pot-luck dinner.
Date: September 4, 2019   Time:  6:30pm

Location (map): Cranberry Lake Farm, Flumerfelt Barn
388 W Predmore Road, Oakland, MI  48363

Field Trip:  Lunch at Thee Office Pub and Haunted History Trolley Tour of Romeo

Date:  October 19, 2019   Time:  11:30am lunch; 12:45 pm tour
Lunch on your own; Tour $20 per person

Location (map): Thee Office Pub
128 South Main Street, Romeo, MI  48065

Program:  The Chautauqua Movement: Its Origins, Impact and Presence in Michigan
Presented by Jim Craft
Date: November 6, 2019   Time:  7pm

Location (map): Paint Creek United Methodist Church
4480 Orion Road, Rochester, MI  48306

Program:  Motor Sports:The Thrill of the Track

Presented by  Marc Trahan
Potluck Dinner
Christmas Carol Sing-a-long

Date: December 4, 2019   Time:  7pm

Location (map): Paint Creek United Methodist Church
4420 Collins Road, Rochester, MI  48306

Program:  One-Room Schoolhouses in Oakland Township

Presented by  Anthony Kowalchick

Date: March 4, 2020   Time:  7pm

Location (map): Paint Creek United Methodist Church

Program:  Early Detroit Automotive Pioneers

Presented by  Steve Johnson

Date: April 1, 2020   Time:  7pm

Location (map): Brewery TBD

Program:  TBD

Presented by  Professor Mark Manry
Pot-luck dinner and elections

Date: June 2020   Time:  7pm

Location (map):  Cranberry Lake Farm, Flumerfelt Barn
388 W Predmore Road, Oakland, MI  48363

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