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Historic Charlton Park

2545 S Charlton Park Rd, Hastings, MI 49058-8102
+1 269-945-3775
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Great place for car show

We have been attending the fathers day car show here for 30 years and it is a great venue. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dale P
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Coldwater, Michigan
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History alive

See how people live and work in the early days. Live demonstrations on special event days... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2017
clocks
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Michigan
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Historic Charlton Park: Village, Museum and Recreation Area has been a fixture in Barry County since 1936, and is often referred to as the "jewel of Barry County." Situated on approximately 300 acres along the Thornapple Lake, Historic Charlton Park offers many options for the outdoor enthusiast including hiking, boating, swimming and fishing. If you are looking for something educational for your children or students, visit our turn-of-the-century Historic Village and Museum. The self-guided format gives you a chance to explore at your leisure and more formal education programs are also available. If you are looking for a weekend adventure, consider attending a special events at Historic Charlton Park. Sixteen events ranging from yard sales to a Civil War Muster are held almost every weekend during the summer. If you are looking for a unique place to get married or hold a family gathering explore Charlton Park's facilities. We offer many options to provide you with a memorable venue. Come visit Historic Charlton Park. We offer opportunities to learn, to relax, to have fun: something for everyone!
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1 week ago
“Great place for car show”
Nov 3, 2017
“History alive”
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2545 S Charlton Park Rd, Hastings, MI 49058-8102
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+1 269-945-3775
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been attending the fathers day car show here for 30 years and it is a great venue. The village has things going on and the hot rods are beautiful!

Thank Dale P
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CharltonParkStaff, Manager at Historic Charlton Park, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your review! We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed November 3, 2017

See how people live and work in the early days. Live demonstrations on special event days. Buildings are from Barry County at the turn of the century and restored for this lovely park.

Thank clocks
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CharltonParkStaff, Manager at Historic Charlton Park, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2017

Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you will visit us again soon!

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Reviewed September 8, 2017

This is a great museum showcasing life in the late 1800's early 1900's. There are a number of agricultural exhibits as well as a small town setting complete with a small church. Tremendous opportunities for spending a day and taking some awesome photographs.

Thank Downstate1
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CharltonParkStaff, Manager at Historic Charlton Park, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2017

Thank you for visiting Historic Charlton Park! We are glad you enjoyed your trip and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

My family and my parents I take my father here every Father's Day they have a huge car show period while my father and I walk around looking at the classic street rods my family usually wanders around and looks at the old historical buildings...More

Thank Jerry S
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CharltonParkStaff, Manager at Historic Charlton Park, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2017

Thank you for your review and visit to the Park! We are always glad to hear that visitors enjoy their trip. We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Great place for family and individuals of any age. See an old school house, general store, and get a feel of a bygone age. They have many different events throughout the year and is an excellent inexpensive experience for everyone.

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CharltonParkStaff, Manager at Historic Charlton Park, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2016

Thank you so much! We hope you will come visit us again soon!

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Reviewed September 12, 2016

This place is very good kept up for being a historic place ,you will see a few buildings for a some village it has inside each building something from the past,in June the have very big car show on fathers day plus the other shows...More

Thank Stephen P
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CharltonParkStaff, Manager at Historic Charlton Park, responded to this reviewResponded December 9, 2016

Thank you so much! We hope you will come visit again soon!

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Reviewed September 10, 2016

I am a civil war reenact and have been to Charlton Park several times. We love this place as a venue.

Thank Vicky S
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CharltonParkStaff, Manager at Historic Charlton Park, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2016

Thank you so much for your review! We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Very nice to visit the have a lot of cool things to see during the summer they have a lot of different events which are always fun and they also have a beach, boat launch and nice places to fish from

Thank James T
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CharltonParkStaff, Manager at Historic Charlton Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2016

Thank you so much, we are glad that you enjoyed your trip! Hopefully, you will have a chance to visit us again soon!

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Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

I've been to this park when visiting the state for family member's company picnics and civil war reenactments. It's a very large park with great historical buildings. I recommend for a day trip with family and friends.

Thank Terri W
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CharltonParkStaff, Manager at Historic Charlton Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2016

Thank you so much, we are glad that you enjoyed your trip! Hopefully, you will have a chance to visit us again soon!

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Reviewed October 17, 2015

Charleton Park is beautiful in the fall but a great place to walk and let kids play in any season. Drive over to the lake after walking into the historic buildings in the 'village'. The gothic style church is lovely surrounded by the colorful trees...More

Thank Sharon P
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CharltonParkStaff, Manager at Historic Charlton Park, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2015

Thank you for visiting Historic Charlton Park! This time of year is a favorite for the staff as well, who make a habit of walking the grounds as much as possible. Hope to see you again soon!

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