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Ogemaw Genealogical & Historical Society


History of the Society


In 1978 the Society was incorporated as a non-profit organization.

We are dedicated to preserving the history of Ogemaw County and its families.

Among our goals is to collect and preserve materials which may to illustrate the history of our area.


We are located at

123 South 5th St.

West Branch, MI 48661-0734


The split stone building which houses the museum was built by Garvis Weiler in the 1930's.  It had been a residence until the time of its purchase by the Society.


Admission to the museum is Free!

We are open Thursday and Friday 10:00-2:00.  Anyone wishing more information or to schedule a private tour at a different time should call the Curator (989) 345-1643



Meetings are always open to the public.  They are the first Tuesday of the month April thru December at 7:00p.m.


Society members are willing to help you with your research needs or family history.


Our mailing address is

P.O. Box 734

West Branch, MI 48661



this site was created and copyrighted 2003

by Mallorie Brasko


I would like to personally Thank Grace, Doris and Genevieve for all their help





this site is still in progress













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