Homer Water Tower
The Homer Water Tower
Photo courtesy of Robert W. Guth


The Homer Historical Society was organized as a bicentennial project in 1974 to preserve and protect Homer history, to educate people about the significance of local history and to establish a museum.

Our Mission

The mission of the Homer Historical Society is simply stated as

Preserving the History of Homer


Meetings are held the last Thursday of the month from January through October. In warm weather they are held at the Blair Farm.

Visit the Homer Index website for up to date information on meeting dates, times, and locations.

History of Homer Book

Do you want to know more about Homer’s history? Ties to Homer is a journey into the past with a hint of the future. Using stories, photographs, extensive research and personal accounts, this 250 page book brings together the endless possibilities for personal, social, economic, and political ties to Homer through ancestors, friends, work, hobbies, travel and the land itself. This history of Homer from 1832 to 2005 is available for $30 at the Homer Public Library. If you are not able to stop in and pick up a copy, you can have it mailed to you for the price of the book plus tax and shipping charges for a total of $35.80. Make a check payable to the Homer Historical Society, and send it with your order to Homer Historical Society, P.O. Box 146, Homer, MI 49245.