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Chelsea Historical Museum needs your donations to help support our mission which includes gathering and exhibiting artifacts of Chelsea's history. Please click the button to donate. We are a 501(c)(3) organization and all donations are tax deductible.

1911 Flanders motorcycle refurbished

A 1911 “Flanders 4″ motorcycle, manufactured in the Chelsea Clocktower complex in the early 20th century, was returned to the collection of the Chelsea Area Historical Society (CAHS) on July 26, 2017. CAHS President Bill O’Reilly accepted the newly refurbished...

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  The month of May was an exciting and busy time for the Chelsea Area Historical Society and Museum.  In addition to wonderfully successful events like the Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction and the first ever High Tea at the Museum, we had a great presentation at the...

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January Membership Meeting a Success!

History of Purple Rose Theatre presented at recent Chelsea Area Historical Society meeting An intimate history of The Purple Rose Theatre was vividly described by author Cynthia Furlong Reynolds and longtime employee Danna Segrest, who plays multiple roles as resident...

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Book a Museum Tour Today!

The Pines, a retirement community in Chelsea, has booked the first tour of 2017! On January 17, the museum will host 20 people who will be transported compliments of the Chelsea Retirement Community to the Chelsea Historical Museum for a tour of our historic museum....

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Annual Christmas Membership Potluck Dinner!

Monday, December 12 - 7:00pm-9:00pm at the Depot Join us for some delicious Honey Baked Ham, lots of other yummy dishes provided by all of you, some refreshments to take the chill off, and seasonal music to warm the soul!  It will be a time to party with old and new...

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Visit these Six Sites on our Homes Tour!

We hope you will enjoy your tour of six historic building of Chelsea, decorated and ready for your visit. You are welcome to visit the homes and church in any order. Docents and homeowners will be on site to answer your questions and tell you a little bit about their...

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