Capac Grand Trunk Depot Michigan Historical Marker Fundraising Goal $5000!

Great News! The 1914 Capac Grand Trunk Depot

Historical Marker July 23, 20141

Spring Pics 002to get a Capac Depot Number 4 1b Postcard Date September 1915

Michigan Historical Marker!

From the Michigan Historical Commission: “A synopsis of your marker application was presented to the Michigan Historical Commission at their June 10 meeting. They agreed that the site has historical significance and qualifies for a Michigan Historical Marker.”

Fundraising has begun for the Historic Marker.

The Capac Historical Society Members

wish to thank the following people and businesses for their generous contribution for the

Capac Depot Michigan Historical Marker

Dr. Robert Charles Glapinski DO

Select Accounting and Tax Service

Michigan Historical Marker Fund

Your tax deductible donations for  are graciously appreciated.

Historic Marker Letter 2

Historic Marker Sponsored by Continue reading

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Capac Historical Society Museum November and December 2015 Events


November 10, @ 1pm Capac Historical Society Museum Board Meeting

November 19,  @ 6pm It’s a Potluck Thanksgiving Feast!

December 5,  @ 10am to 3pm Cranberry Christmas Craft Show!

December 8, @ 1pm Capac Historical Society Museum Board Meeting


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The Capac Historical Society Museum Mission

Collecting And Preserving Area Chronicles
Open Monday thru Friday 12pm to 3pm. Sunday 1-4pm.

Want to be kept updated on Museum Events?
Want to learn interesting tid-bits about Capac from long ago?
Become a friend of the museum on Facebook – click on this link
and click “LIKE” when you see the pic of the depot!

Spring Pics 002Capac Historical Society Museum Mission:

    • Provide a meeting place for those people interested in local history.
    • Publicly promote knowledge of the history of the Capac Community.
    • Promote appreciation of the history of the Capac Community.
    • Procure articles deemed worthy of preservation.
    • Provide safe storage and display of these articles.

Address:401 East Kempf, Capac Michigan, 48014


Telephone: 810-395-2859
Please leave a message, we will return your call as quickly as possible.

Visit the Capac Historical Society Museum Publications Page

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In the News – Tri-City Times November 6, 2014

In the News – Tri-City Times November 6, 2014
Great Article by Doug Hunter about Albert Glassford and the Capac American Leigon Post

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1957 Centennial DVD!

1957 Capac Centennial DVD – Cost $10 EACH

Available for purchase at The Capac Historical Society Museum

Walker Bell Waltz Funeral Home 1957

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Capac’s Oldest Telephone Book – 1938

Capac’s oldest telephone book from 1938 is now available online!
One of the Capac Historical Society Museum’s Treasures has been scanned and is available for your family research and enjoyment! The 1938 Your Town Telephone Book includes advertisements for local businesses, church photos, names, addresses and even lists the housewife’s name! You can even check out the Awesome Fire Alarm Code! Go ahead ~ take a peek inside! Leave a comment below if you like it!
Museum 1938 Phone Book 1
Capac Museum 1938 Phone Book

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Great links to click on for local history and ancestry!

CHSM has listed some great links for St. Clair County history and genealogy research. Just clink on any of the highlighted links. If we have been a help to you feel free to leave us a comment.

1859 Map of Mussey Township

1859 Historic Map of Shelby.
Beautiful drawings of buildings,
homes and township maps in
St. Clair and Macomb County.

Brief History of Mussey Township
Formed from Berlin Township
February 10, 1855.

1860 Census of Mussey Township Alphabetized
1860 Census Mussey Township

1894 Michigan Census for St. Clair County – Listed by Townships
1894 St. Clair County Census

St. Clair County Marriages
St. Clair County, Michigan Marriages 1857-1866 Book 2

St. Clair County, Michigan Marriages 1843-1893 Book 3

St. Clair County, Michigan Marriages 1887-1898 Book 4, Volume 2

Armada Towhship 1859

Capac Historical Society Cemetery Records
Mussey, Berlin and Lynn Township
Capac Area Cemetery Records

St. Clair County Tombstone Transcription Project

GENDIS Michigan Death Records 1867 – 1897

Seeking Michigan
Death Records from 1897 – 1920

Brief History of
Emmett Township Michigan

Find A Grave


Berlin Township
Farm Boy Norvell Churchill
Saves General Custer

Civil War Soldiers Mussey Township
1890 Civil War Veterans Census for Mussey Township

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