February 20 & 27th, 2020
Focus on Architecture: The Richardsonian Romanesque Style
Both tours begin at 10:30am
Current Members of the Bay County Historical Society
& Castle Museum are FREE
Museum of Bay County and Castle Museum of Saginaw will offer a unique opportunity to explore two landmarks: Bay City's 1897
City Hall and Saginaw's Hoyt Public Library. Although designed by different architects, they share a common Richardson Romanesque
architectural style and tell the heritage of the two communities.
February 20: City Hall (Bay City) - Designed by local architects Pratt & Koeppe, participants
will learn the history of the building and explore all four floors plus the clock tower.
February 27: Hoyt Public Library (Saginaw) - The library tour will include a talk about the 1886 competition to select and architect, and the design by Van Brunt
& Howe of Boston which was selected.
Preregistration is required and tours are limited to the first 25 people.
Historical Society members please call the Museum at (989) 893-5733 to reserve your place.
March 13, 2020
The Museum will offer a tour
of Bay City's historic City Hall leaving from the Museum lobby. Cost is
$1.00/person and tour is limited to the first 25 persons
March 14, 2020
"The Most Famous Shipwrecks in History"
with Ric Mixter
RESCHEDULED FROM JANUARY
us as award-winning videographer Ric Mixter presents: "The Most Famous Shipwrecks in History." Ric will explore the "truth from myth" of famous
wrecks from Noah's Ark to the Titanic, and will provide insight into what makes a ship noteworthy. He'll share the oldest
wrecks discovered as well as the most treasure, and include infamous losses on the Great Lakes.
April 10 - 13,
The Historical Museum will be closed in observance of the Easter holiday,
and our regular 2nd Friday City Hall tour and Second Saturday program will not take place. These programs will resume again
May 1 - 3, 2020
Bay Heritage Quilters Guild Presents
"A Sharing of Quilts XV"
& Saturday: 10am to 5pm
Sunday: 12 noon to 5pm
800 John F. Kennedy Drive, Bay City
Across from Veterans Memorial Park
More than 150
Quilts on Display
"Tranquility" Raffle Quilt ▪ Vendor Mall
Special Exhibits ▪ Boutique
For more information visit the Museum website or email or call (989) 316-1036