At Home in Saginaw: 1850 - 1963

The exhibition is closed. Please enjoy the information about this past exhibit.

A home is more than simply a place to live. Sometimes described as an owner’s castle and often a revealing portrait of its occupants, houses shape and define a community. Focusing on ten Saginaw County dwellings constructed over the course of a century, this exhibit will use the history of these buildings to explore changing styles and technology and stories of the people who called them home. A wide variety of artifacts, ranging from photographs to architectural drawings, will be used to bring the structures to life.


Included will be the stories of William L. Webber’s elegant mansion, Caledonia Courts, Mershon and Morley Portable Homes and a mid-century modern house constructed in 1963. Although varying greatly in style and age, each of the residences included in this exhibit will offer a unique glimpse into the continuing story of Saginaw County and its people.

Explore Other Past Exhibits

Through the Eyes of Lucy Burrows Morley

Home from the War: Saginaw's Civil War Veterans

Second National Bank

Remembering the Forgotten War

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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.


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


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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At Home in Saginaw: 1850 - 1963 Exhibit