Heritage Cup 2017

Southgate Heritage Foundation will be meeting on the First Monday of the month at 4:00pm in the Historical House.
These meetings are open to the public.

Historical Foundation

Historical Foundation Members:

Back Row:

Valenteen Bojanowski, Marianne McCann Graham, Cheryl Pesci,

Donna Slankster, Mayor Joseph Kuspa, Jan Ferencz, Brian Wolff

Front Row:
Tom Lewis, James Dallos, Jerry Pesci, Kim Kuspa, Dolores Cebula, Tom Lee.

Missing from the photo:

Bob Tarabula, Dale Zamecki, Jennifier Ferencz

Historical House hours are the 1st full weekend of each month Saturday & Sunday 2:00 to 5:00.

Southgate Historical Foundation Mission 

The Southgate Historical Foundation is an IRS designated 501(c) 3, tax-exempt, non-profit charitable organization, and is self-funding.  It exists exclusively for charitable and educational purposes dedicated to the perpetuation and preservation of the memory of persons, events, and items of historical interest.  Through memberships and donations we are able to support community events in cooperation with the City of Southgate, Michigan.                                                                                                                                             

Monthly Board of Directors Meetings

Our monthly Board of Directors meetings are open to the public, and are held the first Monday of the month at 4:00pm in the Southgate Historical House and Museum, 14120 Dix, Southgate, MI 48195.  Community members, especially those who love history, are invited to attend these meetings to learn more about the work of the Foundation, as well as to provide information or suggestions that may further the Foundation’s work.   Our Board of Directors consists of up to 15 non-paid volunteers within the community.                                                  


We are open the first full weekend of each month from 2pm to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday.Individual or group tours may be scheduled by calling 734-775-0425.                                                                                                     

 Major Events We Host 

  • Pet Photos with Santa (December)
  • Daddy Daughter Dance (Spring)
  • Sock Hop (Spring)
  • Easter Eggstravaganza with the Easter Bunny (Palm Saturday)
  • Historical Foundation Heritage Cup Golf Outing (June)
  • High School Reunion (Heritage Days)
  • Classic Car Show ( Labor Day Weekend) 
FISH Memberships 
Join FISH:  Friends Into Southgate History
FISH is a local support group for the Southgate Historical Foundation
 intended to promote awareness of the Foundation, increase involvement
by all age groups, and support local family-oriented activities. 
We offer the following annual memberships: 

Individual Adult: $10
Individual Student (under 18):  $2
Family: $20
Business: $100

Donations to the Southgate Historical Foundation are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.  Our Employer Identification Number (EIN) is 46-0776271.