​​Upcoming BWAHS Schedule:

Now through the month of September – museum and house are open on Mondays from 9 – 12(noon).

July 4th – Car Show at Hoffmeyer/JayCee Park (volunteers needed)

July 11 – at 9:00 AM – BWAHS Board meeting

July 17 – at 10:00 AM – Tour scheduled with a camping group

August 16 (tentative) –  Plank Road Arbor #779 of the Gleaners will host a fund raiser at the museum featuring music and ice cream.  Proceeds from the event plus a $750 donation from the Gleaners will be donated to the Society.  Please mark your calendars and try to attend.

September TBA – Annual BWAHS Society meeting and elections.  More details will be made available at a later date.

breckenridge-wheeler area historical society

The Breckenridge-Wheeler Area Historical Society, Inc. was established in 1994 as a result of a historical committee organized by the Breckenridge Area Chamber of Commerce.  It received its advance ruling for a 501c3 organization in 1995 and its final status in 1998. It currently owns and operates two museum sites.

Its normal summer hours of operations are on Mondays from 9-12. 

Groups and private tours can be made by special arrangements by calling 989.842.1241. 

Both museums are staffed by willing volunteers.

Our mailing address is


P O Box 52

404 E. Saginaw

Breckenridge, MI 48615-0052

Both museums are located side by side, right on M46. 

A semi-monthly newsletter is published for its members called the Plank-Road Dispatch and is mostly done using e-mail.