The Lake Odessa Area Historical Society and Museum in downtown Lake Odessa, Michigan, is home to a variety of historical items pertaining to the Lake Odessa area including an impressive collection of artifacts from a German POW camp that existed near Lake Odessa area during World War II, a Pere Marquette Railroad Depot built in 1887, a restored Grand Trunk Caboose, various local historical displays, the Ionia County Genealogical Library, and the Hosford House. Operations are determined by a board of directors but it is solely managed by the president of the historical society, John Waite. The museum is a private, non-profit museum completely self-funded through various events and through philanthropists.

More information on the Wikipedia page [1]: the Wikipedia page on the locality is [2].

Its blog is at [3]

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