Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps

See how your town looked years ago! These maps give us a wonderful look at the buildings and businesses that were once standing in Douglas County.  We will be adding more of these as we work on the project, so check back!

Tuscola 1887 Map 1

Tuscola 1887 Map 2


​​With plans to grow this section, we wanted to start you off with a few things.  Here are a few research documents available to you online:

​*Research sources courtesy of Bill Harshbarger

Tuscola History Book

The Tuscola History Book is available online on the city of Tuscola's website HERE

We have a genealogy library at the museum with obituaries, family genealogy, cemetery records, plat books, historical books, directories and other resources open to the public.  

If you are looking for information on a business or organization, please contact us ahead of time so we may look through our files to see what we have prior to your visit.  You may also contact ahead of time if you would like to know what we have for your family genealogy or other people research prior to your visit.

Have a source to add?  Send it to us and we will add it to the page!



Research Resources

Genealogy & Research