Society News

Nose to the Grindstone: Mills of Oakland County

    Dave Decker will present his research on milling in Oakland County from the mid-1800’s through the 1920’s, how mills affected daily life, and how “where you can put the mill” affected the founding of Oakland County’s villages and towns. His research on Dawson’s Mill in Pontiac will be

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Annual Ice Cream Summer Social

Our annual Summer Ice Cream Social is a major fundraiser for the society, and offers a lot of fun for the entire family. $7.00 per person or $15.00 per family. Click here to get the details!

Pine Grove Closed – Christmas Week!

All of us here at Pine Grove, home of the Oakland County Pioneer & Historical Society, wish you a joyous Holiday Season and a prosperous New Year! We will be closed Christmas week to celebrate with our families. We hope to see you again to start the new year when

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Pine Grove Closed – Snow Day

It’s a snow day! The Pine Grove campus is closed today due to snow.   In general, when Pontiac Schools close due to snow, so do we.   Have a great day!

Victorian Open House

Our annual Victorian Open House is a major fundraiser for us, and a wonderful Holiday season event. See this page for details!

Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Parade

Who doesn’t love a parade? A FREE winter festival and parade in downtown Pontiac, Michigan! Bring the whole family down for free horse drawn wagon rides, hot cocoa, smores, kid’s crafts and MUCH MORE!