The Charlevoix County History Preservation Society is pleased to announce that it is co-sponsoring the “Photo Detective,” a program featuring Maureen Taylor, nationally known genealogist and expert in preserving family photographs. Other sponsors of the program include the Charlevoix Public Library, Friends of the Charlevoix Public Library, Charlevoix County Genealogical Society, and Charlevoix Historical Society.  To download the registration brochure, click HERE. 


We encourage all of our members to attend this event, which will replace our usual monthly program in September. We will keep you informed as registration details become available. For more information about Maureen Taylor, click HERE. And HERE’s an article by her in Family Tree Magazine online.



Watch Maureen’s slide show of interesting hairstyles from the past — click HERE.  Use the “back arrow” to come back to the CCHPS website when it’s over.




Photo Detective

Presenter: Maureen Taylor, Boston, MA


Friday, September 18th at 7:00 PM

Charlevoix Public Library

Keynote Speaker: Maureen Taylor

This will be a free presentation and open to the public.



Saturday, September 19th

Charlevoix Public Library

Workshop Sessions

There will be two workshops.

The cost for each workshop will be $10.00.


10:30AM – Noon

Workshop- Identifying and Dating Family Photographs


Noon -1:00PM


Alcove Cafe will provide box lunches for $10 or participants

may bring their own sack lunches



1:00PM – 2:30PM

Workshop- Preserving Family Photos



Maureen will be available for individual consultations both before and after the workshops. Her fee is $25.00 for each 15-minute consultation.