• Local History Preservation
  • Family History Research Assistance
  • Access to Internet tools and databases.
  • Fremont Times Indicator Microfilm
  • Local Obituaries, photographs, and records

Hours of Operation

Our Vision

To promote the responsible preservation of historical and genealogical resources. We will collect, preserve and interpret documents, photographs and artifacts of our distant and recent past, while providing public access to our collection and resources.  

Our Services

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Office Manager              Virginia Vandermate
Clerk                                Peggy Morris
Digitizing Coordinator  Dannielle Converse

The Terry Wantz Historical Research Center is a leading source of genealogical and local historical information in West Michigan. We are currently developing additional programs to disseminate local history to area residents.

Board of Directors: 

President                     Kyle Converse
Vice President           
Secretary                    Mary Frazier

Treasurer                    Belva Bouswma
Trustee                       Nadine Andrews
‚Äč                                     Gale Mack

                                     Doug Day

Tuesday - Friday - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday - by appointment

The Wantz History Center will be closed when Fremont Public Schools are closed due to inclement weather.