Dobson Museum - Just One Block Off Historic Route 66
About the Museum
The Dobson Family Legacy
The Dobson Museum operated by the Ottawa County Historical Society is open on Sunday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1 to 4 p.m. The artifacts are owned by the Ottawa County Historical Society and highlight past Ottawa County life, mining, military, Native Americans, famous residents, industry including a permanent B.F. Goodrich exhibit.
The Dobson Home built in 1915-16 is an extension of the museum and open for tours and rental for events. The Dobson family furniture remains in the house today. The house is listed the National Register of Historic Places.
The gardens at the Dobson Memorial Center surround the home and are continued in the museum courtyard. From spring through fall there is a steady show of color from the many perennials and annuals in bloom. The Miami Garden Club and volunteers from the Ottawa County Historical Society maintain the many beds. Visitors are welcome to stroll through the gardens.
Find us on:
PEO GT Chapter - Afton - 10:30 am Tour and Lunch
Ottawa County Historical Society Board Meeting in Dobson Memorial Center Community Room- 7pm
Can You Identify History?
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