Wayne County Commissioner Presents FGCHM With Resolution on 150th Celebration of the Straight Farmhouse

FGCHM President Mark Hammar accepts Resolution from Wayne County Commissioner (District 12) Glenn S. Anderson acknowledging the 150th Celebration of the Straight Farmhouse, built in 1866, on                   Saturday, October 1, 2016.

Summer Flea Markets Begin June 10, 2017!

Save the following dates:

June 10, 17

July 8, 15

August 12, 19

September 9, 16


Time: 9am-2pm

Calling all vendors and shoppers! Flea Markets at the Straight Farmhouse will resume on June 10, 2017.

Shoppers- Tons of great buys! Make sure to mark your calendars.

Vendors- A great opportunity! Booths are 10' x 10', only $15, and are available on a first come, first served basis the day of the event (no reservations). Set up begins at 7:30am. Please, no firearms or objectionable items.

Questions? Please contact the Straight Farmhouse at: (734) 838-0650.

The Straight Farmhouse

Home of the Garden City
Historical Museum
6221 Merriman Rd. Garden City, MI 48135
(734) 838-0650

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 If you know someone who is not a member of the Friends of the Garden City Historical Museum, or someone who is not currently participating in our Support Plan (see 'Membership' page on this website for options), please encourage them to consider doing so. Please let potential donors know we receive no financial support from the City or State. Our members are critical to our success! Are you considering a special donation? Maybe a few shares of common stock? Now is a great time! The Board of Directors would like to thank everyone for their ongoing support!


FGCHM Board of Directors

Below is a list of the 2017 Board of Directors of

the Friends of the Garden City Historical Museum:

President/Business Manager: Mark Hammar

Secretary: Carol Hill

Treasurer: Sharon Hassett

Director: Beverly England

Director: Rose Freeman

Director: Penny Klei

Director: Mike Lawrence

Honorary Director: John Santeiu Jr.


Support us now on AmazonSmile!

Do you want to know an easy way to support the Straight Farmhouse?  Do you shop at Amazon.com?  If you answered "Yes" to both of these, you are in luck!  Go to smile.amazon.com. You can shop for the same items with the same low prices as on Amazon (watch for the items that say "Eligible for AmazonSmile Donation), AND you can designate the Straight Farmhouse to received a donation from Amazon for a portion of the sale price. So if you already shop Amazon, remember AmazonSmile!