60 acre nature preserve with self-directed walking trails. The trail from the parking lot to the pond is hard surfaced and wheelchair friendly. Nature programs are available to organizations on site; Marguerite’s Cabin is available for meetings year-round. School programs, bird watch walks and nature research is available. Check our website for upcoming programs!
Memorial day – September 30 Friday & Saturday 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Meetings are the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:30 pm at 404 Lake Street, Roscommon.
Our Mission is to gather, preserve, & protect for present & future generations, historical items & data pertaining to the exploration, settlement & development of the Roscommon, Higgins Lake and St. Helen area; & to create public awareness of the area’s history & to co-operate with the Michigan Historical Society in collection & preservation of significant materials & information.
Ron Swain, President 989-821-3683
Located at 815 Lake Street in the Village of Roscommon, come see the trains of years past and learn about their importance to Roscommon and the surrounding area. Multiple interactive displays.
Open Wednesday & Saturday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
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Wellington Farm, USA is a 60-acre living history farm designed to provide an educational opportunity for all visitors by experiencing life as it was lived during the Great Depression. Through a series of displays, on-going demonstrations, special events and performances, the farm provides a plethora of educational, recreational and cultural opportunities for visitors to Northern Michigan.
This unique open-air museum honors our heritage by providing visitors and students with the opportunity to experience history first hand. The farm setting includes a Blacksmith Shop, Sawmill, Carpenter’s Shop, Grist Mill and Summer Kitchen, all fully functional and often in operation, manned by volunteers in full period dress. The historic Stittsville Church is also located there and is now fully restored. The church is open to visitors and is available for weddings and other approprate functions. Other facilities include a picnic pavilion, an outdoor amphitheatre, displays of vintage agricultural machinery, petting barnyard and nature trails.