New! Bowne Township has researched information on
its Civil War Veterans.
A list of veterans with more detail can be found here.
The Bowne Center School is located on the S.E. corner of 84th Ave. and Alden Nash Road. It contains a collection of historical information about the eight one-room schoolhouses originally in Bowne Township. There is also a great collection of old schoolbooks, and the interior of the school is filled with old-fashioned desks and school items. The Bowne Center school is open to visitors on the first Sundays of June, July, August and September from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm . It is open other times by appointment.. Here's a look at some school and teacher information.
MISSION STATEMENT :
The purpose of the Bowne Township Historical Commission is to preserve the agricultural, residential, and commercial history and integrity of our community. To bring together those people interested in the history of our community in order to educate the present generation so that we might forever leave a historical legacy to those who come after. Contact the Bowne Twp. Historical Commission for more information.
Mailing Address: Bowne Twp. Historical Commission, P. O. Box 35, Alto, Michigan 49302