Mason County Historical Society

Board Members:

James Jensen – President

John Morava – Vice President

Dr. Connie Schwass – Treasurer

Joan Killion – Secretary

John Holcomb

Jason Kennedy

Sheriff Kim Cole

Debbie Nellis

Kathy Bromley

Staff:

Rebecca Berringer – Executive Director

email: rebecca@mchshistory.org

Michelle DeKuiper – Village Site Manager

email: michelle@mchshistory.org

Eric Harmsen – Maritime Site Manager

email: eric@plmmhistory.org

Heather Zwick – Program Coordinator

email: heather@mchshistory.org

Amber Valentine – Administrative Assistant

email: amber@mchshistory.org

The Mason County Historical Society is a private, non-profit educational organization, formally organized on November 30, 1937.

THE SOCIETY’S MISSION AND PURPOSE IS:

  • To foster a deeper understanding of and appreciation for Mason County history.
  • To collect, preserve, and present for viewing historically important artifacts, archives, and buildings of the inhabitants of Mason County.
  • To stimulate and encourage the interpretation of Mason County’s past through publications, educational programs, and related historical activities.
  • To cooperate with appropriate individuals, organizations, and institutions on the local and state level in projects and activities which promote and sustain a general interest in history and preservation.


THE MASON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY:

  • Operates Historic White Pine Village
  • Hosts the Mason County Sports Hall of Fame
  • Operates the Port of Ludington Maritime Museum
  • Maintains an extensive Research Library
  • Maintains Ludington Mural Society murals

Board Members:

James Jensen – President

John Morava – Vice President

Dr. Connie Schwass – Treasurer

Joan Killion – Secretary

John Holcomb

Caryl Ferguson

Sheriff Kim Cole

Debbie Nellis

Kathy Bromley

Staff:

Rebecca Berringer – Executive Director

email: rebecca@mchshistory.org

Michelle DeKuiper – Village Site Manager

email: michelle@mchshistory.org

Eric Harmsen – Maritime Site Manager

email: eric@plmmhistory.org

Heather Zwick – Program Coordinator

email: heather@mchshistory.org

Amber Valentine – Administrative Assistant

email: amber@mchshistory.org

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During this season of giving, I would like to say thank you to our donors, members, and volunteers. Your generous donations of time, talent, and treasure supports the various programs that we offer at both Historic White Pine Village and the Port of Ludington Maritime

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