Digital Exhibits

Since 1979, the Castle Building has been preserved by the Historical Society of Saginaw County and is home to the award-winning Castle Museum of Saginaw County History. Within its walls, you will discover a celebration of the diversity and richness of the community’s heritage through dynamic exhibits and programs.

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DIGITAL EXHIBIT

A VISIT TO JACOBSON'S

The Jacobson’s company opened a branch in downtown Saginaw in 1944. Eleven years later, the retailer opened a new store in Saginaw on the southwest corner of South Jefferson and Federal Avenues. Advertised as the largest and most modern in the chain, it thrived for decades.

DIGITAL EXHIBIT

GOODRIDGE BROTHERS' ART SOUVENIR OF SAGINAW, MICHIGAN, USA

Notable photographers, the Goodridge Brothers, published Goodridges' Art Souvenir of Saginaw, Michigan, U.S.A. a photographic snapshot of the city in 1902.

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DIGITAL EXHIBIT

PIANO MANUFACTURING IN SAGINAW

Piano manufacturing was never a dominant industry in Saginaw; however, it provided an important link between Saginaw’s success as a supplier of lumber and its reinvention as an automotive manufacturing center.

DIGITAL EXHIBIT

SAGINAW WOMAN'S CLUB
GARDEN DEPARTMENT

Saginaw has a rich history of ornamental gardening. However, gardens are ever-changing and transitive. Without constant care they soon vanish. More than 25 Saginaw gardens are featured in this album.

Ready for your trip?

Visit us today and explore the stories of Saginaw County.

The Historical Society of Saginaw County is committed to serving the community by telling the story of Saginaw County through exploration, preservation, and presentation.

Hours

Sun: 1 - 4:30 p.m.

Mon - Wed: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Thurs: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Fri & Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Adults: $1

Children: 50 cents

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The Castle Museum and History on the Move are supported in part by awards from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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