The Sanford Centennial Museum, Sanford, Michigan.

Amish Buggy

The Sanford Centennial Museum houses an extensive local history collection. There are nine historic buildings, including two schools, a general store, log cabin, township hall, church, train depot and train, all authentically restored and furnished. Inside the buildings, collections include vintage tools, implements from the logging days, political memorabilia, a dentist's office, a saloon, toys, household goods, and much more. Come visit us!

Founders' Day September 10 and 11

Founders Day Flag Wagon

A celebration Sanford is proud of!

Rich in history and stories, this celebration calls all of Sanford's present and past citizens to come together and spread the cheer of how this great part of Midland County came to be.

Founders' Day will be held on September 10 and 11, 2016 in Sanford. Click here for the Founders' Day 2016 flyer.

Many thanks to all our members and friends who pitch in to make Founders' Days bigger and better than ever! Area volunteers are welcomed!

We are located on the Tittabawassee River one mile off US Highway 10, near Sanford Lake and across from the Pere Marquette Rail Trail.