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.
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.
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.
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.
SAGINAW WOMAN'S CLUB
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.