Green Oak Township Historical Society

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The Society's Purpose is to bring together those people interested in history, particularly the history of Green Oak Township, and to promote a better understanding and appreciation of our American heritage.
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Interested in learning more about the history of Green Oak? Or signing up to receive our e-newsletter? Our members help keep the history alive with the help of individuals who generously share their memories, family records, documents, and photographs. 
Green Oak Township located in Livingston County, MI welcomes you. 

The Green Oak Township Historical Society (GOTHS) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. All donations are tax deductible. Click the Contact Us button if you are interested in making a donation to the restoration and operation of the 1856 Hall and Heritage Museum.
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The Society's Historic 1856 Hall 
with warming kitchen
 is available for rent.

Please call SELCRA at:


Cost is $200.00  for 4  hours 
additional hours $25.00

Perfect for your next Shower, Family Reunion, Birthday Party or much more.  Hall seats 50 and includes a warming kitchen.  Champagne, Beer and Wine are allowed.

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Green Oak Township Historical Society 10789 Silver Lake Road South Lyon, MI 48178 . . . Programs for 2020: 

The April 8, 2020 Board Meeting has been canceled.

The April 19, 2020 Potluck Luncheon has been canceled.

The May 13,2020 Board meeting has been canceled.  

The Thursday, June 18th program has been canceled.  Al and David Eicher presenting “The Orphan Train in Michigan.” The Society will reschedule this program.

  Saturday, September 12, 2020 10 AM to 2:00 PM - Green Oak Day will be held at 10001 Silver Lake Road Brighton, MI 48116 and 9400 Whitmore Lake Road Brighton, MI 48116 at the Green Oak Fire Dept. and Police Dept. There will be historical displays, local libraries, a bounce house, and a “Taste of Green Oak.”

Holiday Sale 
Drop off items October 1, 2020 through October 6, 2020
Sale October 7, 2020 through October 10, 2020
Please call Vice-President, Antoinette “T” Shelvey if you have items to donate (248) 342-0978.

Sunday, October 25, 2020– Annual Meeting and Potluck Luncheon - 1:00 pm Larry Ledbetter presenting “The History of the South Lyon Tube Mill.” 

Sunday, December 6th—Tentative date for Christmas Luncheon