Membership & Donations

Sturgis Historical Society

Sturgis Historical Society always welcomes new members. If you love Sturgis history and want to preserve it for generations to come, this is the group for you. Enjoy early access to events and invitations to our members-only programming by becoming a member or renewing your membership today.

Wooden plague hand-carved locomotive.

Membership Dues:

  • Individual: $25
  • Household: $45
  • Membership cycle: June 1st – May 31st

Mail in your dues to:

Sturgis Historical Society
101 S Jefferson St.
Sturgis, MI 49091

Make checks payable to Sturgis Historical Society

Or, pay dues securely online with PayPal or a credit/debit card:

Membership Types


Sturgis Historical Society is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. We operate solely on funds that are generously donated. Help us continue our mission of educating the public about Sturgis history by making a tax-deductible donation today.

To conveniently donate via PayPal or with a credit or debit card, use the button below:

You may also mail your donation to:

Sturgis Area Community Foundation
310 North Franks Avenue
Sturgis, MI 49091

Make checks payable to SACF – Sturgis Historical Society

Sturgis Historical Museum Fence Campaign

The beautiful Sturgis Depot, built in 1895, is surrounded by 68 eight-foot sections of commercial grade aluminum fence. Purchase a section of fence as a memorial to a loved one or to proudly show your support of the Sturgis Historical Museum – At the Depot. Each sponsored section will be identified with an engraved plaque. The cost per section is $250. Don’t delay – purchase your section of fence today.

Click here for instructions to purchase your fence.

How to Donate your Historical Items:

Sturgis Historical Museum ~ at the Depot has a Collections Policy limiting the items we accept for our permanent collection to Sturgis-related artifacts and residents. If you are interested in donating your historical items, please contact the Museum at (269) 503-7440.


Sturgis Historical Society is thrilled to recognize the support of many individuals and businesses who financially support our work. Thank you.

Click here for a list of our recent supporters