, 2022-12-24 04:00:00,
CEDAR SPRINGS, Mich. (WOOD) — The Cedar Springs Museum is a “good place for research as well as seeing the days gone by,” Sharon Jett, director of the Cedar Springs Museum, said.
In 1975, the Cedar Springs Historical Society was given the one-room Payne School in Morley Park. For about 25 years, the museum was operated out of the building.
With the help of donations and fundraising efforts, the historical society built a bigger building next door to house the museum.
“Every week, people come with treasures to donate to the museum. We’re just flabbergasted at the wonderful family heirlooms that are brought to us,” Jett said.
In about seven years, the museum outgrew the space and started raising money.
“…We doubled the size of the newer building in Morley Park, and we’re full again,” she said.
When visitors stop by the museum, they get an overview of the history of Red Flannel Town.
“We have railroad history, we have a lumbering history corner, we have the…
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