History  Links

  • Lowell Area Historical Museum: lowellmuseum.org
    The Lowell Area Historical Museum educates, enriches, and inspires our community and visitors through the preservation and presentation of Lowell area history. Of particular interest is the Lowell Area Oral History Project – stories from the past to present day from voices that have passed and are still with us. 
  • Tri-Rivers Museum Network: Click here…
    A group of 41 small museums in proximity to the Flat, Grand, and Thornapple Rivers who have joined together to promote and support the preservation of local history.  TRMN sponsors “Spring Into The Past” every May. (Event cancelled for 2020)
  • Kent County Parks Foundation: kcpf.org
    The Kent County Parks Foundation is dedicated to building, expanding, improving and sustaining our county parks, protecting the environment, and preserving open space through fundraising projects while keeping our community engaged and informed.
  • Kent County Parks: kentcountyparks.org Kent County Parks was established in 1924 and is one of the oldest and largest county parks departments in the state of Michigan. They concentrate on acquiring and managing land rich in natural resources, and on providing outstanding recreational opportunities.
  • Lowell Area Chamber of Commerce: discoverlowell.org
    The Lowell Area Chamber is made up of more than 300 businesses, clubs and organizations providing a wide range of services and events for our members and our community.
  • LowellArts: lowellartsmi.org
    LowellArts connects regional artists and audiences through the visual and performing arts.  LowellArts sponsors the Fallasburg Fall Festival of the Arts in Fallasburg Park every September.
  • North Country Trail Association: northcountrytrail.org The North Country National Scenic Trail is the longest in the National Trails System, stretching 4,600 miles across eight states from North Dakota to Vermont.
  • Vergennes Township: vergennestwp.org Vergennes Township is home to an estimated 5000 residents. Still rural in nature, the land is rolling and wooded where not farmed or otherwise developed. Lowell High School is located on Vergennes Road, near the intersection of Alden Nash which divides the township in half. Vergennes is also home to 1500 hundred acres of public land, including the 800 acre Lowell State Game Area. Fallasburg Park, one of the most popular parks operated by the Kent County Parks Commission, is located on the banks of the Flat River, a State designated Natural River, which traverses the Eastern side of the township. The township hosts an 18 hole golf course and several Bed and Breakfast operations, as well as the Lowell Airport, which is utilized by private aircraft.
  • Common Corners: commoncorners.com Whether it is a passion for genealogical research or interest in preserving local history & traditions, they share Common Corners and Common Borders. This website reflects their combined resources, enables a network of communication and assists in discovery of our Common interests in our Corner of the world – West Michigan
  • Fallasburg Village Map
  • Fallasburg Museum Collection – Fallasburg Searchable Database
  • Fallasburg Today – A frequently updated blog on all things Fallasburg, and more!
  • Whites Covered Bridge:  WikiPedia Link – A neighboring Brown Truss covered bridge to our North on the Flat River with the same design and build as the Fallasburg bridge. Historical Marker Database Link
  • Ada Covered Bridge: Wikipedia Link – A neighboring Brown Truss covered bridge in Ada, MI, to our West on the Thornapple River with the same design and build as the Fallasburg bridge.
  • Historical Marker Database Links: John Wesley Fallas House, Fallasburg Covered Bridge, Fallasburg Pioneer Village
  • Fallasburg Cemetary: Here is a link to USGenWeb Tombstone project website with a listing of those buried.