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Historical House Designation Plaque

These plaques, in the shape of the Ferndale shield, are green with gold lettering, and above the words “Historical Society,” is where you designate the year your house was built.

Made of cast aluminum to withstand Michigan winters.
Size: 12"x12"

Note: This item is not available for shipping and must be picked-up from the Museum. Please allow 6-8 weeks processing time from the manufacturer if we do not have your year in stock. This is a self install kit and installation is not included.
Our housing records come directly from The City of Ferndale. The date the house was built is the date that a building permit was issued. All plaque inquiries and PayPal payments must include a contact phone number.

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Ferndale of Yesteryear
by Maurice F. Cole

First published in 1971, this book is not considered a history of Ferndale by the author, but rather a collection of of stories of persons who have lived in the area and of events that have taken place here long before there was belief that a city would someday be built. This book is filled with rich history and a great source of information on early Ferndale, people and places. (132 pages)

Note: For a limited time includes a Free Museum Bookmarker.


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Old Timers tell it like it was
by Ferndale Historical Society

Realizing that a lot of the "Old Timers" were getting up in age, June Kotlarek, Ruth Elmers and Gerry Kulick took on the task of creating a book about the residents who lived in the area. This book is a compilation of over 100 stories as told by residents who lived and grew up here.
(273 pages)

Note: For a limited time includes a Free Museum Bookmarker.


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Tough as Nails:
A History of the Ferndale Fire Dept.

by Chief Roger Schmidt

The history of the Ferndale Fire Department is the history of Ferndale - told from a unique perspective. Captain Schmidt’s vivid narrative accounts of the city’s major fires: domestic, commercial, and industrial - starkly profile the firefighters and equipment that have been required to provide responsive fire protection and emergency medical services to Ferndale residents over the past eight decades. (448 pages)

Note: For a limited time includes a Free Museum Bookmarker.

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These beautiful soft Afghans depict Ferndale memorable landmarks that once graced our city - and a few that are still standing.

Available in 3 colors: Cranberry, Navy Blue or Hunter Green
Size: 50"x65"
Machine washable, 100% pre-washed cotton
Made in the USA

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Historical Museum Coffee Mug

Enjoy this beautiful 11oz mug with the Museum logo in color on both sides and Museum location in the middle.

Note: Dishwasher safe top rack only or hand wash.

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Post Cards and Bookmarker

Crow's Nest 1921
Main Street 1930
Memorial Day 1947
Fall Festival 1973
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Museum Bookmarker

$1.00 ea
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Website Historical Pictures

Photos from our website are available for purchase.

8 1/2 x 11 - Glossy, Suitable for framing.

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You can also stop by to purchase these items while visiting the Museum.

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