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Welcome To Your Past

The Brighton Area Historical Society is your connection to local history. Our goal is to discover and learn about our history because we believe our past is worth preserving. If you share our passion for history, then you are in the right place. The BAHS is focused on the history of the greater Brighton Area and the surrounding townships of Livingston County, Michigan. We also operate the historic Lyon School house which has been fully restored and features an elementary school curriculum. Please take a moment and look around. Your history is here waiting to be discovered.

Up Coming Events and Latest News:

"Old Brighton Memories"
Photos and Memorabilia of the Past
CoBACH Center Exhibit
August 1 - 31st
Sunday - Friday 5-8pm, Saturday 11am - 5pm
Very cool old downtown photos from about 1910 that are 30"x48".
Great chance to check out downtown photos before there were cars!

"Military Bugle Presentation"
by Dave Pettigrove from the Sons of the Union Veterans Camp 120 in Howell
Sunday, August 21, 2016  5 - 6 pm
Dave will explain and play many of the different bugle commands that
allowed soldiers to hear their commanders' orders during a typical day
in camp or in time of battle when noise and confusion was present.


A New Book from the BAHS
PAGE FOUR - Celebrating 35 Years of TRAIL TALES History Columns
A selected compilation of the columns Marieanna Bair has written faithfully over
the past 35 years.  The reader will encounter here a glimpse of the merchants
that plied their trade.  You will also meet the farmers and local residents who
walked the streets, worked the farms, worshiped in the local churches, and
recreated along the plentiful Brighton area lakes for the past 150 years.
This book can be found at Lawrence Autobody and CoBACH Center
or by calling (810) 250-7276.  Cost $20.00
Visit our gift shop to see other items for sale!

Watch for additional information on Facebook, in Trail Tales newsletter, and on this website or by calling (810) 250-7276

 

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