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Caledonia Historical Society

Caledonia Township, Kent County, Michigan

P.O. Box 110
Caledonia, Michigan 49316

"The purpose of the Caledonia Historical Society shall be to promote the understanding and appreciation of the historical and cultural heritage of Caledonia Township and the surrounding area by:
  1. encouraging historical and genealogical study and research,
  2. collecting, preserving, interpreting, and exhibiting historical and cultural objects, artifacts, and sites,
  3. encouraging public participation in the activities of the Society through publications, programs, and the preservation of archives and historical collections, and to encourage the establishment and operation of a local historical museum."

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The Caledonia Historical Society is a non-profit organization. Membership is open to anyone, with annual dues of $5.00 per person and $10.00 per family. Business memberships are $25.00, Researcher Memberships are $50.00, and Historian Memberships are $100.00. Donations are welcome and gratefully received. Please use the post office box address listed above to submit donations and memberships.

Regular meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month. Visitors and new members are always welcome.

The Caledonia Historical Museum, maintained by the Society, is located in the Caledonia Library, a branch of the Kent District Library System, which is housed in one of the first church buildings built in Caledonia. The Historical Collection may be accessed whenever the library is open. There is usually a Society member present in the History room on Thursday afternoons. Phone for library hours; 616-784-2007.

The Society has enjoyed planning and putting on the Alaska Sesquicentennial Celebration events for 1998. As soon as we are able, we will add more information to this site. Please bookmark, and come back soon!

If you like, you may email us with the request to be notified of updates to the site or of special events of the Society.

Please visit our history links page

Preserve Michigan Barns; Join Our Caledonia Township Barns Project Survey.

General Caledonia Links

Caledonia Library Cat, Guardian of the Historical Museum

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