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The Sanford Centennial Museum is a non-profit organization. All expenses are paid for with money from donations, memberships and sales of the following items.

Pay Tribute to Someone Special


Pay tribute to someone special. A commemorative pinecone will be displayed on our Donor Tree in the lobby of the main building of the Sanford Museum for a donation of $25.00 or more.

Donor Tree

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Veterans Memorial

Remember your loved one who served in our Armed Forces, (or you can honor anyone you want). A permanent brick may be purchased to honor that person. The brick will be displayed by our Veterans memorial of fallen hero’s on the Sanford Historical Museum grounds.

Veterans Memorial Paver Brick

Temporarily unavailable.

Fundraising Items For Purchase

Founders Days T-shirt

The 2017 Founders Day T-shirt features the Railway Express Agency wagon.
Small, Medium, Large, XL $12.00.
2XL $14.00.
3XL $15.00.

Boom Towns

Upper Tittabawassee River Boom Towns by Stan Berriman.

This is the story of the towns of Averill, Edenville, Hope and Sanford, together with a short history of the early Indians of the area and the logging and salt wells that made possible the growth of the City of Midland, Michigan. 262 pages, 1970, reprinted 1999 by the Sanford Historical Society. $14.95.

Sharing Recipes

Sharing Recipes, Volume II: Historical Recipes.

A Collection of Recipes by The Sanford Centennial Museum. Located at the Corner of Saginaw Rd. and Smith St., Sanford, MI 48657. As you page through this cookbook you'll find many historical recipes, which we tried to make as useable as possible for today's use. 92 pages, 2004. $7.25.

Tan Baseball Hat

Tan Baseball Hat

Tan baseball hat with Sanford Centennial Museum embroidered on cap — ideal for a warm day on the Rail Trail! $10.00.

Pink Striped Hat

Pink Striped Hat.

Pink Stripes with an emblem of Sanford Centennial Museum and our Yellow Chessie System Caboose on the cap! $10.00.


Sanford Michigan Area Centennial 1870-1970 Plate.

Water — Lake — River — Stream — Sanford is a Sportsman's Dream! $15.00.

To purchase items, please visit the Museum:

Sanford Centennial Museum
2222 Smith Street
Sanford, MI 48657

Thank you for your continued support and interest in our project.