Wixom Historical Society

Founded in 1975 to preserve the history of Wixom and promote an understanding of the city's heritage.

Our Goals

  1. Maintaining the Wixom Wire House as a local museum.
  2. Collecting, archiving, and conserving artifacts and written materials related to the city’s history.
  3. Increasing the community’s knowledge of local history through educational programs.
  4. Building the Society’s membership and fostering community involvement.
  5. Identifying and implementing additional methods of preserving our city’s past.

Upcoming Programs and Events

  • Monday, January, 2021 @ 7:00 PMAnnual Business Meeting; – Wixom City Hall, 49045 Pontiac Tr.
  • Monday, February 15, 2021 @ 7:00 PMCancelled – Wixom City Hall, 49045 Pontiac Tr.
  • Monday, March 15, 2021 @ 7:00 PMcancelled – Wixom City Hall 49045 Pontiac Tr.
  • Monday, April 29, 2021 @ 7:00 PMcancelled – Wixom Community Center 49045 Pontiac Tr.
  • Friday, May 14, 2021 & Saturday, May 15, 2021 From 10 AM till 4 PMWixom Historical Society Rummage Sale – Gibson House 49805 Pontiac Tr.
  • Sunday, June 13, 2021 From 1 till 4 PMAnnual Ice Cream Social – Wixom-Wire House, Southwest corner of Wixom & Maple Rds.
  • Monday, June 14, 2021 @ 6:00 PMAnnual Wixom Historical Society Members’ Picnic Postponed – Gibson House, 49805 Pontiac Tr.
  • July 2020Event TBA – Gibson Park, 49805 Pontiac Tr.
  • September 2021 @ 6:30 PMMeeting TBA – Wixom-Wire House, SW corner of Wixom & Maple Roads
  • October 2021A Spirited Walk: The Civil War Years – Wixom Cemetery, NW corner of Wixom & Maple Roads
  • December 2021Event TBA – Gibson House, 49805 Pontiac Tr.

Board of Directors

  • President; Publicity Chairperson – Nancy Dingeldey
  • Vice President; Website Contact – Laure Dorchak
  • Secretary; Newsletter Editor – Jackie Coulter
  • Treasurer – Kathy Matusik
  • Trustee – Graham Bennett
  • Trustee – Nancy Bennett
  • Trustee – Bertha King
  • Trustee – Leo Matusik
  • Trustee – Laurie Acunsius
  • Trustee – Sarah Zalewski
  • Trustee – Roberta Meredith

Announcements and Updates

We will provide the most current information about upcoming events and programs on this web page. Come here for the latest details.

Drop off your donations for the Rummage Sale at the Gibson House on Saturday, May 1, from 10 AM till 4 PM. If that time does not work for you, contact Nancy Dingeldey at 248.624.3950 or ndingeldey@sbcglobal.net

We are collecting stories and photos for our Time Capsule until May 15. Donation is $5.

Due to Covid 19 concerns, safety precautions will continue to be implemented at all of our activities: social distancing, mask wearing, and hand sanitizing.