There’s a lot going on … INSIDE THE MUSEUM!
Anyone who volunteers anywhere knows that it is an often thankless task…but then something happens that makes it all worthwhile! Such an event happened just recently at the CAHS museum. What has now become an annual tradition took place with an added twist. Each...read more
Museum Fundraiser Please join us on Saturday, May 19th, at 1:30 for a delicious array of savory and sweet treats and a choice of teas served amidst the displays of Chelsea’s history. The third High Tea, offered by the Chelsea Area Historical Society, will be held in...read more
Please join us the for the May meeting of the Chelsea Area Historical Society – MAY 14th at 7:00 pm at the Chelsea Train Depot. Steven Rigoni, of the Van Buren Historical Society, will be making a presentation on the letters of Captain James Henry Wheaton. James...read more
Join us April 24th for the CAHS / Lynda Collins Spaghetti Dinner & Auction! … brought to you by Thompson’s Pizza
Please join us at the historic Chelsea Train Depot anytime from 4:30 to 8:00 on Tuesday, April 24th for the Chelsea Area Historical Society's Lynda Collins Spaghetti Dinner and Auction. The folks at Thompson's Pizza are donating all the dinner items and our...read more
As announced at the March 19 Membership Meeting, the $120,000 Land Contract on the CAHS Museum and associated Balloon Payment (which would have been due at the end of next year) and the $932 monthly payments are now part of our history. Due to our generous donors and...read more
March 19th Member Meeting & Presentation – Chelsea Schools – a look back through the eyes of those who lived through their rich history.
Please join us the for the next meeting of the Chelsea Area Historical Society – March 19th at 7:00 pm at the historical Chelsea Train Depot. The presentation will be a look back at the rich history of Chelsea Schools. We have invited people with ties to Chelsea...read more
We wrote to you last month about the donor who had agreed to give us $25,000 in 2018 and again in 2019 to pay off the museum mortgage if we can raise a matching amount in donations. And this donor let us count what we received starting last month towards 2018. Our...read more
Chelsea Area Historical Society & Museum Member Meeting – January 8, 2018, 7:00 pm Chelsea Train Depot
ᗰOᑎᗪᗩY'ᔕ ᗰEᗰᗷEᖇᔕᕼIᑭ ᗰEETIᑎG starts with about 15 minutes of "business" as it is our Annual Meeting. The following will be covered: * An update on the "Match to Burn the Mortgage Campaign" (it's going well!). * Status on converting the Land Contract to a Traditional...read more
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