Town History & Tours

Take a drive into the past with historical driving tours. They will take you back into another time and place. The Ogemaw County Genealogical and Historical Society has guide books available for four different tours.

Ogemaw County Historic Tours

Ogemaw County Genealogical & Historical Society presentsOGEMAW TRAILS: DRIVING TOURS

Take a drive into the past with historical driving tours. They will take you back into another time and place. The Ogemaw County Genealogical and Historical Society has four different tours, First People-An Ancient Journey, Ghost Towns and Legends, Architectural Jewels of Ogemaw County and Barons, Bosses and Scoundrels.

The books give you directions and the historical information of the location. They are $10 per book and can be purchased at the Historical Society, the Chamber office and other retailers in West Branch.

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Take a drive into the past with historical driving tours. They will take you back into another time and place. The Ogemaw County Genealogical and Historical Society has four different tours. The books give you directions and the historical information of the location. They are $10 per book and can be purchased at the Historical Society, the West Branch Area Chamber of Commerce office and other retailers in West Branch.

  • Tour I
    Tour I: Ghost Towns & LEgends

    17 stops

    • CCC Camps
    • Cattle Drives
    • Ski Resort
    • Ghost Towns
    • Springs & Flows
    • Cemeteries
    • Stage Coaches
    • Homicide
    • Railroads
  • Tour I
    Tour II: Barons, bosses & scoundrels

    15 stops

  • Tour I
    Tour III: first people: an ancient journey

    19 stops

    • Footpaths
    • Villages
    • Pre-Historic Forts
    • Wild Rice Fields
    • Millie "The Chisler" Miller
    • Pottery Fields
    • Sap Harvesting
    • Personalities
    • Wedding
  • Tour I
    Tour IV: Architectural Jewels of ogemaw county

    15 stops

    • Government Buildings
    • Homes
    • Businesses
    • Resorts
    • Barns
    • Schools
    • Banks
    • Farms

Guide Books available from the Ogemaw County Genealogical & Historical Society - phone: (989) 701-2525

Ogemaw County Historical Museum

Ogemaw County Historical Museum

135 South 2nd Street, West Branch

phone: 989 701 2525