A  June 22, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 12:00  Genealogy session “Back to Basics” is scheduled by the Remus Area Historical Society at the Remus Museum located at 324 S. Sheridan (south of the M66/M20 corner) in Remus.  Chris Sowles and MaryAnn Stickler will be help you “get started” and/or continue your searches.  There is […] Read more »

Saturday, June 3, 2017 Cemetery Tours in Wheatland Township, Mecosta County, Michigan

Meet at 10 a.m. at the Remus Museum, 324 S Sheridan, south of the M66/M20 four corners, and join the caravan to visit three cemeteries.  Learn about early settlers, immigrants, Civil War Veterans and more. First, Norman/Cummings Cemetery on 6 Mile Road with a presentation by Dorothy Harris-Allen.  Continue on to Roberts/Wager Cemetery on 10th […] Read more »

Mecosta County Community Foundation – Community Discussion 9-13-2016

The Mecosta County Community Foundation (MCCF) wants to invite Remus area residents to attend a community discussion being held at the Wheatland Township Hall on Tuesday, September 13 from 9-11. This discussion is a part of the community needs assessment that the Foundation is currently working on for Mecosta County.  As a part of the […] Read more »

Expanded Quilt Block Trail Map – 2016

Remus Area Historical Society is pleased to announce the newly expanded Quilt Block Trail map.  The Trail across Mecosta County now features 67 mounted quilt blocks.  The attached map brochure is available at the Remus Museum, at area businesses and at Mecosta County Visitors and Convention Center.  The Quilt Block Trail would like to acknowledge […] Read more »

Little River School – August 13, 2016

Little River School From Dianne Hill FUR TRADE HISTORY IN EARLY MICHIGAN – Come to Little River School, School Section Lake Veterans’ Memorial Park (90th Ave. and 9 Mile Rd.) Saturday, August 13, to learn about the early fur trade in Michigan.  Walter Ewing, Saginaw Voyageurs sponsored by Castle Museum Saginaw, will present a first-person character reenactment and […] Read more »

New Remus Area Historical Society Billboard

A new colorful Remus Area Historical Society billboard features Remus.org, the Remus Museum and highlights Remus as the birthplace of the Mecosta County Quilt Block Trail. Thanks go to Fate’s Food Market for hosting, the painters Karen and Duane Coville, Char Lenon and Roger Orvis, Pamela Peach Burke, Linda Howard and Chris Cotton, installers Tom […] Read more »

Bundy Hill Tallest Point to Become Public Space

http://www.themorningsun.com/general-news/20151012/bundy-hill-isabella-countys-tallest-point-could-become-public-space The Chippewa Watershed Conservancy is trying to raise 240,000.00 to purchase 100 acres on Bundy Hill. This will enable them to reopen Bundy Hill to the public again. Several Old Settlers and members of the Remus Area Historical Society have been invited to a private fundraising event to raise money to purchase the highest […] Read more »

Morgan West Wheatland Cemetery – First Federally Recognized Historical Site

Morgan West Wheatland Cemetery (Remus, MI) is the first historical site to be recognized in Mecosta County and entered into the National Register of Historical Sites on December 16, 2014.  Also installed was a plaque at the Norman-Cummings (Cummins) Cemetery on 6 Mile Road in Remus, MI.      Friends of Morgan West Wheatland Cemetery Society […] Read more »