Area Genealogy Research Collections


Waterford Township Historical Society
Address: Fish Hatchery Park, 4490 Hatchery Road, Waterford, MI 48329
Phone: 248.683. 2697 (Sally Strait, President)
Hours: The Hatchery House, research library, offices, and log cabin store are open from April through mid-December each year. Hours are Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Important for April: if the Waterford School District is closed, the research library, offices, etc. are as well..

The Waterford Historic Village is open from May to end of September each year. Hours are Wednesdays from 10:30 a.m.. to 2:00 p.m. 

Oakland County Pioneer and Historical Society
Address: 405 Cesar E Chavez, Pontiac, MI 48342
Phone: 248.338.6732

Orion Township Public Library Orion Room 
Address: 825 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion, MI 48362
Phone: 248.693.3000


Detroit Public Library Burton Historical Collection  
Address: 5201 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI
Phone: 313.481.1401

Mount Clemens Public Library Genealogy Collection and Services
Address: 150 Cass Ave. Mount Clemens, MI 48043
Phone: 586.469.6200

Flint Public Library Genealogy & Local History
Address: 1026 E. Kearsley St., Flint, Michigan 48503
Phone: 810.232.7111

Library of Michigan  Genealogy page
Address: 702 W. Kalamazoo Street, Lansing, MI 48915
Phone: 517.335.1477

LDS Family History Centers

Family History Center (LDS) - Bloomfield Hills
Address: 37425 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills MI 48304
Phone: 248.647.5671

Family History Center (LDS) - Grand Blanc
Address: 4285 McCandlish Road, Grand Blanc  48439
Phone: 810.694.2964