April Event
At the April Annual Meeting,
Craig Wilson, Museum Historian, Mackinac State Historic Parks, will be speaking on
“What is gained but Mackinac?” The American Naval Expedition to Mackinac Island, 1814
at Bayliss Public Library, Wed., April 9, at 7:00 p.m.


The mission of the Chippewa County Historical Society is to promote an appreciation of the history of the Upper Peninsula, in particular that of Chippewa County and Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, by collecting, preserving, exhibiting, and interpreting that history for audiences of all ages and interests.



The Chippewa County Historical Society (CCHS) strives to promote an appreciation of the local history of Chippewa County and the City of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Our location on the shores of the St. Marys River has provided our community with a rich and varied history dating back to the 1600s. Formed in 1919, the CCHS has a long tradition in the community of working to preserve and share our community’s unique story.

Office Hours:

Mondays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

By appointment.

(Entrance located at back door off of the Portage Avenue Parking Lot)

History Center and Gift Shop Hours:

Monday to Wednesday: 1 – 4 p.m.  (Open through December 18)**

For assistance call 906-635-7082 or email cchs@sault.com

**Depending upon availability of volunteers.