Pieces of History All In One Stop

The Allendale historical society preserves, records, and presents the unique history of the Allendale community through an historic home, historical exhibits, and fun educational events.   Come see what Allendale history has for you or contact groendykbesty@gmail.com ahead of time if your inquiring about tours for special groups

The Knowlton House Museum

Hiram Knowlton was a prominent community member in Allendale and a veteran of the American Civil War, riding as a cavalryman in the 5th Michigan Cavalry Regiment.
The Knowlton House Museum beautifully recreates life in Allendale during the 1890’s. Come see amazing artifacts such as the giant Great Spinning Wheel and a 19th Century Danish Loom.

The Carriage House Galleries

Filling the building formerly housing the Knowlton’s traveling carriages, the Carriage House Galleries houses exhibits displaying Allendale’s unique history. Follow the story of the Allendale Community from it’s early origins as a Native American trading post, through the major logging enterprises, becoming a great farming community, then becoming a modern community.

  • Cost(s)

    Donations Welcomed
  • Amenities

    Historical Museum, Carriage Houses
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