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           elcome to the Historical Society of Bay County  (HSBC) website. Organized in 1936 to preserve the rich heritage of the                         area, the society sponsors a monthly meeting and lecture series featuring talks on topics of historical significance to the                   area. In 2014, the society opened the Bay County History Museum in order to share collected artifacts, photographs and                   documents with the community. Exhibits related to Bay County’s past are presented throughout the year.
           The public is invited, regardless of membership and at no cost to enjoy both the lecture series and the Museum.

Downtown Streetscape Benefits HSBC Museum Entrance


With a planter between the benches, we will have color, shade and comfort.  Meet friends here and tour the museum.  

Museum Day   September 16,2023
Dig your Museum!

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Photo Bob Hurst

Come down to your local Bay County History Museum on Dig Your Museum Day.  133 Harrison Ave. We are staging a mock Archaeological Dig for youngsters. Let them dig, sift, and find an artifact. Everyone gets a prize! Learn about the actual digs in our area.  See the tools on display and see methods demonstrated. 

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