Port Hope Genealogy Society

As part of the Port Hope Area Historical Society, the Genealogy center has a specific mission and purpose. Our goal is to provide research services, resources and support for all genealogists. Our Archives and research rooms house local collections of ancestor’s trees and their stories.

  • Services: Archives and Library, Personal Assistance, Group Presentations, Genealogy News
  • Resources: Family Trees and Stories, Books, Maps and Journals, Oral Histories, Digital Access
  • Support: Research for non-locals - “Feet-on-the-ground”, Tours of Local and Regional Sites, Cemetery Visits and Local Research
  • Education: Genealogy Training Programs - beginner and advanced, Oral History Tutoring and Classes, Lectures – Topic and Skill Specific
  • Technical Services: Print, Scan and Copy, WIFI, Internet. Audio and Video, Phone and Fax

Creating a research area thanks to community donations.
Research Center Room with Internet

Creating a research area thanks to community donations.

Genealogy Center Meeting and Conference Rooms
Meeting and Conference Rooms

Includes Coffee and Relaxation Area, Kitchenette and Restroom and Park and Outside Areas

Archived books on display for browsing
Archive, Storage and Display Areas

Some archived books currently on display for browsing.

Arbor Phone at the Genealogy Center
On display

Preserved items can be seen in the gallery.

The Genealogy Society is located just off M25 in Port Hope, Michigan. Turn east on Portland Ave. and you’ll find it on the right.

The Genealogy Society now sits adjacent to Stafford County Park on the shores of Lake Huron. Plenty of parking, camping and trailer hookups are available at the park.