The Straight Farmhouse

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

-News & Events

What's New?

Summer Flea Markets at the Farmhouse

Our summer flea markets are underway at the Straight Farmhouse. they will be held the second and third Saturdays,

June through September (weather permitting).

Rental spaces are availalbe the day of the event on a first come/first served basis.

For more information contact the Farmhouse at (734) 838-0650

Our next exhibit:

"Toys of Our Childhood"

There is no firm date, as of yet, for opening of this exhibit. The Board of Directors is contemplating some improvements to the Farmhouse, in the near future, that may require a slight postponement. Please check back here for updates, and thank you for your patience and support.

FGCHM Board of Directors

Below is a list of the 2018 Board of Directors of

the Friends of the Garden City Historical Museum:

President/Business Manager: Kim Marquette

Secretary: Carol Hill

Treasurer: Sharon Hassett

Director: Beverly England

Director: Rose Freeman

Director: Penny Klei

Director: Mike Lawrence

Honorary Director: John Santeiu Jr.

Immediate Past-President/Consultant: Mark Hammar


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Do you want to know an easy way to support the Straight Farmhouse?  Do you shop at  If you answered "Yes" to both of these, you are in luck!  Go to 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! 


 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!