Research Resources

Links that might be of interest to history buffs

Click on the pictures or the highlighted links

The Michigan Historic Center

The Michigan Historic Preservation Network

Michigan Local History Network

Michigan EPIC Project History Themes

The Historical Society of Michigan

The Michigan State Historical Preservation Office

The Main function of Michigan's SHPO is to provide technical assistance to local communities in their efforts to identify, evaluate, designate, and protect Michigan's historic resources. The SHPO also administers an incentives program that includes state and federal tax credits and pass-through grants available to Certified Local Governments

My Michigan site

The National Trust for Historic Preservation


Other places called Milford

A collection of links to other towns, villages or townships named Milford

Brighton Area Historical Society

The Commerce Elementary School Site on the History of Commerce Township

The Hartland Area Historical Society Web site - one of the better historical society sites in Michigan
The American Association of Museums home page. A great place
to go if you are looking for a museum in a specific area.

The Michigan 1870 Census Index is an alphabetical list of the family names in each household residing in every county and township in Michigan in 1870.

The Milford American Legion Post is very active in the community - sponsoring and organizing the
Memorial Day Parade and maintaining the War Memorial in Central Park among other things.
The Milford Memorial one of the few  anywhere in the country that recognizes all six branches that
served in various wars with their flags -honoring those who served in the Army, Navy, Air Force,
Marines, Coast Guard and Merchant Marines.
The History of Oakland County  - The 1912 book by Thaddeus D. Seeley that
was compiled from various newspaper articles from the 19th century. On-line version.
Michigan Counties Research Site

U.S. Bureau of Land Management - General Land Office Records

Michigan Historical Museums Guide



Preservation Resource Directory for 2012

NOTE: This is a huge PDF file

Michigan Historic Homes from an post by the Port Huron Times Herald on Michigan Historic Markers.