Margaret Manor Butler raised funds to moved the house to Lakewood park in 1952 and establish the Historical Society this 1834 farm house is the oldest structure in Lakewood.

Tours of this pioneer house museum are available during open hours mid-March through mid-November or by appointment.

14710 Lake Avenue

Parking entrance one drive West of Belle Avenue park entrance.

Open for tours:

Wednesdays 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sundays 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Built in 1835 by the first permanent residents of Rockport (Lakewood), the Nicholsons were pillars of the community. The house is restored to the Victorian Era in which Betsey Nicholson undertook a major renovation of her own.

This beautifully restored historic home is available for event rental.

13335 Detroit Avenue

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Purchased through a generous donation by the Haber Family Foundation this 1959 purpose built medical building is the new home of the Lakewood Historical Society offices, library, archives, and fundraising workspace.

Offices are generally staffed Monday through Friday between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

13314 Detroit Avenue

While generally staffed weekdays, public open hours are Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.