The Flat River Museum archives can provide lots of information for your historical or genealogical research and we’re happy to share them!

Below are some other online resources to expand your knowledge and research.

(Thanks to Amanda in New Hampshire who liked our links and suggested we add these interesting resources:)

Researching Your Family's History from Ships Passenger Lists

Genealogy for Kids: Building a Family Tree


The Flat River Historical Society and Museum is a proud member of the Tri-River Historical Museum Network - a consortium of over 30 small museums and societies in five mid- Michigan counties. The Historical Society of Michigan recently awarded its State History Award for Special Programs or Events to the Tri-River group for its "Spring Into the Past" annual tour of member museums. Learn more about these museums below.

Pioneer Certificate

Do you qualify for a Pioneer Certificate?

Yes- if you're a descendant of settlers in Montcalm County prior to 1900!

Just provide proof of your ancestor and each generation since . . .

Luther Lincoln cabin