Links to other sources of local history

Web sites and organizations that have genealogy and local history resources and/or are involved in providing research assistance:

Local History - Genealogy Resources

Trenton Veterans Memorial Library
Houses the Trenton Local History room of interest to historical researchers and on the 1st Tuesday and the 4th Saturday of each month the Trenton Historical Society is available in the Local History Room of the Trenton Veterans Memorial Library to assist with genealogical research. 

Cliff Venier Website
Site useful for persons researching French-Canadian ancestors in Trenton.

Downriver Genealogical Society
The main society for genealogical research in the downriver area, and creators of countless publications of intrest to local researchers. The website includes lots of information, including a database search of over 26,000 names in their publications.

City of Wyandotte - Death Index
City of Wyandotte death index, as transcribed by the Downriver Genealogical Society and hosted (in Excel format) by the city of Wyandotte. An invaluable resource for research in the city of Wyandotte. Additional details are available on the city's web site.

Wyandotte Bacon Memorial Library
Impressive collection of early Wyandotte history, including thousands of obituaries, death certificates on microfilm, and many of the early Wyandotte newspapers.

Wyandotte Historical Museum
Information on the Wyandotte Museum, Wyandotte History, and information on Wyandotte Historical Events.
also see the Wyandotte Historical Society

Grosse Ile Historical Museum
Death records, some family histories
Call 734-675-1250, leave message

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints - Local history library

18701 Grange Rd
Riverview, MI 48193
734-282-5689 (call for hours)
Maintains an extensive microfilm collection of local records (including numerous vital records).

Flat Rock Historical Society
25200 Gibraltar Road
Home of the Flat Rock Historical Society and Museum. Hours and tour information available via their web site.

Michigan History Web sites  Local railroad history