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The Vicksburg Historical Society’s Annual Bake Sale


The Bake Sale doors opened with “Quilts, Crafts, Baked Goods and More.” This fundraiser is at the Depot Museum located at 300 N Richardson. The popular Holiday Caboose was open again this year and is a favorite spot to take Christmas photos along with the Model Train Display in the Township Hall. Visitors in downtown Vicksburg took wagon rides through the Historic Village and visited with Santa’s reindeer who were placed next to the Township Hall. The activities in downtown Vicksburg kicked off with shopping, a Winter Farmers’ Market and Elf Workshops for kids to make a special holiday craft [...]

The Vicksburg Historical Society’s Annual Bake Sale2019-12-10T22:21:29+00:00

Hours for Visitors are Friday, Saturday, Sunday 1:00 – 5:00 PM


A special exhibition offered by the Vicksburg Historical Society in the Depot Museum will be open for visitors on Saturdays during the winter. The Historical Society launched its 50th season in 2018 and will open extended hours on May 17, 2019. A special exhibition, “Then and Now: Our Changing Landscape in Photographs”, explores the ways Vicksburg and its surrounding areas have changed over time. The exhibition pairs historic photographs and real photo postcards with current snapshots to contrast the face of Vicksburg yesterday and today. It asks questions: Where was Vicksburg's first frame building and what’s on the site now? How does [...]

Hours for Visitors are Friday, Saturday, Sunday 1:00 – 5:00 PM2019-12-10T22:29:03+00:00

Dog House to House Dog


A Special Exhibition Featuring Local Animal History Animals play a significant role in Vicksburg’s history. Wild animals shared the land with the Potawatomi and provided them with food, skins, and protection. Horses brought settlers such as John Vickers to Kalamazoo County and proved essential to local agriculture. Our downtown dogs and cats are more than pets – they serve as furry ambassadors for many Main Street businesses today. How did our relationships with and views on animals change over time? How have animals moved from the wild into our hearts and homes? A reading nook where [...]

Dog House to House Dog2019-12-10T18:49:54+00:00