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Historical Commission

The purpose of the Historical Commission is to recognize, preserve and bring public attention to the historical treasures of the city and to promote a historical interest in the arts.  The commission is responsible for the permanent perpetuation of the history of the city.

Duties include:

  1. Receiving, cataloging, preserving and displaying articles of historic interest and significance.
  2. Maintaining, preserving, restoring, and managing buildings of historic interest and significance which are owned by the city.
  3. Encouraging the preservation and perpetuation of historic articles and architecture through programs and activities designed to promote community awareness.
  4. Enhancing historic areas with buildings and/or facilities to increase the enjoyment and use of the city’s cultural and historic facilities.

The City of Owosso Historical Commission is made up of ten area residents and a city council representative who are voting members.  Additionally, the Commission employs a part time Historic Facilities Project Director to assist the group in accomplishing their mission.

Meeting time:
Second Monday of each month, 7:00 p.m.

Meeting location:
Curwood Castle, 226 Curwood Castle Dr.

Historical Commission Meetings


Historic Facilities Director

Robert Doran



Dave Acton

Governance Committee

Sara Adams

Facilities Committee

Carolyn Ebert

Finance Committee

Deb Gilbert

Philanthropy & Giving Committee

Heather Jacobs

Archiving & Acquisitions Committee

Karen Marumoto

Vice Chairwoman

Paul Rogers

Carol Vaughn


Vacancies - 2

Latest Minutes & Agendas

October 8, 2018
September 10, 2018
August 13, 2018