The Museum will be closed to visitors until August 3rd.
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THE JUDGE KEITH J. LEENHOUTS DEDICATON PROJECT
The Royal Oak Historical Society is
starting a campaign to raise funds for a permanent
fixed tribute to legendary Royal Oak Judge Keith J.
Leenhouts at the 44th District Court, with a formal
renaming of the probation department and a
mounted wall display telling of the incredible story
of Judge Leenhouts and his Volunteers in Probation
Click here for more infromation and to make a dontation.
The Historical Museum is always
photos of Royal Oak, from the 1800's
1980's, to add to our archives. We are
views of businesses, historic homes,
prominent people, and public buildings,
Oak and along historic
If you have any photos to share with us
contact us at the Museum.
via email at:
Strangers in a Box
By Pam Harazim
Come look inside this drawer,
this box I’ve often seen,
At the picture, black and
Faces proud, still, serene.
I wish I
knew the people
These strangers in the box,
names and all their memories
Are lost among the
I wonder what their lives were like.
How did they spend their days?
What about their
I’ll never know their ways.
only someone had taken time
To tell who, what, where
These faces of my heritage
Would come to
Could this become the fate
pictures we take today?
The faces and the memories
Someday to be tossed away?
Make time to save your
Seize the opportunity when it knocks,
someday you and yours could be
“The Strangers in the