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

Like to know more about early life in Homer? Ties to Homer highlights Homer’s history from 1832 to 2005 in 250 pages of stories, research, and photographs recounting area development, business, industry, agriculture, education, social life, and more. The book is sold at Homer Public Library for $30, or it can be ordered from the Homer Historical Society and mailed to you for $35.80 which includes tax and shipping. Checks should be made payable to Homer Historical Society and mailed to Homer Historical Society, P.O. Box 146, Homer, MI 49245. It’s a great gift for someone special or for yourself.

Support the Homer Historical Society

DonateNow you can donate online and support the work of the Homer Historical Society. It’s quick, easy, and secure. Please click on the DONATE button and fill in the requested information. Your support is vital to our success.

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