Octagon House in Washington Township Presented by William Grandstaff 2/21/2016


Please Join Us Sunday February 21st, @ 2p.m. for our next small talk. William Grandstaff an OCPHS board member, president of the Israel B. Richardson Civil War Round-table, and who portrays Loren Andrus at the Octagon House. Bill takes a look at Loren Andrus, who built the 1860 Octagon House in Macomb County, the Andrus family, and a brief history of the Underground Railroad in Michigan.

OCPHS Appreciation Reception

App. Rec. Postcard

Thank you to all of our amazing friends who joined us for the Appreciation Reception! This event allowed us to show our appreciation to all the talented people who help OCPHS thrive. We had such a wonderful turn out, and had so much fun getting to know everyone a little better. We are grateful to all the volunteers who helped decorate and provide delicious food for the event. We are very lucky to have so many special people part of this community. What a way to start this new year!

Victorian Open House: Dec. 6


The 2015 Victorian Open House was spectacular. We had amazing weather and even better guests. Thank you to everyone who came and celebrated this holiday season with OCPHS. And an even bigger thank you to all the many volunteers and sponsors who made the event possible, OCPHS is very grateful for your service to the society

2016 Calendars Now Available


Filled with delightful full-color images of vintage Pontiac post cards, these calendars will go fast. Stop by our office or gift shop, or order on-line by clicking here. $15 each (plus $5 postage if mailed). Enjoy looking back at Pontiac's past while keeping track of your present and future!

Hours of Operation

Our office and research library are generally open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., but our hours may vary due to the schedules of our volunteers or due to inclement weather. To ensure that someone will be here to assist you, please call ahead before visiting. Group Tours of Pine Grove must be arranged in advance. Contact us and we'll be happy to schedule a time for your group tour of six or more people.

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