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The Richmond Area Historical and Genealogical Society (RAHGS) located in Macomb County, Michigan, is a non-profit organization established in January 1990 when a group of citizens gathered in the Richmond Public Library to pursue a common interest: the preservation of a 19th Century one-room schoolhouse, which then was located in the middle of a cornfield owned by James McKiernan of Richmond Township. More...
Our weekly Work Bees are in full swing. Volunteers can join the RAHGS Board and other Society members most Thursday mornings at 8:30 am to help tackle some of the projects we have going. If you are available, please join RAHGS members at the Museum...we'll supply the coffee!
Ever wonder what we mean when we ask for "docents" for our village? The dictionary defines a docent as a teacher or lecturer. We don't expect our docents to lecture but we do hope you can help people learn about our village and to make this easy for you we have developed information binders for our docents to use. If you are interested in giving this a try please give us a call at 586-727-7773.
2013 Calendar and Upcoming EventsWork bees are held most Thursday mornings at The Historic Village from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Check the RAHGS Facebook page to be sure that a work bee has not been cancelled. Board of Directors Meeting (Members & Public Invited) The Board of Directors Meetings are held the first Mondays of the month, except Jan., July, and Sept. @ 7 p.m. @ The Historic Village: February 4, March 4, April 1, May 6, June 3, August 5, October 7, November 4, and December 2, 2013
Programs (Members & Public Invited)First Thursday of every month @ The Historic Village, 7 p.m.
NEW DATE: February 15, 2013 - Antique Appraisal Night arranged by Denny Bolen
April 4, 2013 - Privy Historian/Outhouse Excavation by Tony Panepucci. Click here for flyer.
June 6, 2013 - Antique Gasoline Pumps by David Foster
August 1, 2013 - Mentioning Unmentionables by Kim Parr
October 3, 2013 - Historic Richmond: The Farms by Ursula Adamson
December 5, 2013 - Medicine: 1900 to Medicare by Dr. Patrick McClellan
Special Events and Fundraisers: Members & Public invitedMay - Second Grade and Fifth Grade School Visits from Richmond
May 18, 2013 - Victorian Tea, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Village will be open 1 to 5 p.m.Click here for flyer.
June 30, 2013 - Log Cabin Day, 11 p.m. to 4 p.m., Village Open and special displays
Sept 5-8, 2013 - Good Old Days/Village Open/Strawberry Shortcake Festival on the east lawn of Donley Family Cabin
Jan 24, 2014 - Annual Membership Meeting and Dinner