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Selinsky-Green Farmhouse Museum

The Selinsky-Green Farmhouse Museum, which is located behind the St. Clair Shores Public Library, represents the history of a family that was typical of the late nineteenth century settlers in this area. John and Mary Selinsky, Polish immigrants, came to Erin Township (now St. Clair Shores) in 1868, bought property and built their salt-box structure of log timber framework. They sold it to their daughter Ernestine when she married German immigrant John Green in 1874. Green descendants lived in the house until 1974 when the State Highway Commission bought the house and land to make way for the I-696/I-94 interchange. The Museum was moved to its present location and is owned by the City of St. Clair Shores under the direction of its Historical Commission. It is listed in the Michigan state register of historic sites.

The Farmhouse has been meticulously restored over the past years by our dedicated volunteers. Thanks to them, this piece of St. Clair Shores history has been preserved and restored for our future generations to enjoy.

Selinsky-Green Farmhouse Museum
Selinsky-Green
Farmhouse Museum
Summer Hours of Operation
Wednesday
1:00PM to 4:00PM
Upcoming Events
at the Farmhouse

Folk Music by Jim Daniska

Thursdays:
July 7 & 21
Aug 4 & 18
7:00PM to 8:30PM
(weather permitting)

Folk musician, Jim Daniska, will be playing outdoors this summer in the backyard of the Selinsky-Green Farmhouse Museum. He will be playing music ranging from Pete Seeger to Woody Guthrie to Bob Dylan. Mr. Daniska asks that you come prepared to join in singing some of your old favorites and maybe even some new ones. There is no charge to attend; please bring your own lawn chairs.

Annual Garden Tea Party

Wednesday, June 29
2:00PM - 4:00PM

Join us for our Annual Garden Tea Party for tea, lemonade, and sweet and savory tidbits. There will be door prizes and music. Tickets will be sold at the gate and are just $3.00 for adults and $.50 for children. Don’t forget your hat!