Interested in researching Leelanau history or genealogy? You can begin by accessing our database through the button below named “Research Online Catalog.” Research inside the museum is by appointment during our open hours. Request an appointment through our CONTACT page.
Staff and volunteers have worked for several years to record the museum’s archives and collections in a digital format. Currently, 60 years of donated objects, documents and photographs, more than 14,000 items, are entered into the PastPerfect museum database. The Society also has an extensive collection of early newspapers that can be viewed on site. Additions to the database and revisions will continue with uploads to the online catalog each month.
The Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball Foundation supporting grants, the Viskochil Family and the annual Golfathon donors have made the digital database project and online research tool possible for all to enjoy.
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