Revolutionary War Trunk

This trunk was used by a soldier who served under General George Washington during the revolutionary war.

The National Award Winning Veterans Museum was constructed and dedicated in 2002, the museum was entirely achieved by donations of material and labor. The Veteran's Memorial Museum Project was recognized as #1 in the nation by the Veteran's of Foreign Wars.


Revolutionary War Trunk

Other exhibits feature uniform displays, a military jeep, Japanese swords, a variety of weapons, Civil War items, and over 300 pictures of military personnel from the Civil War to Vietnam to Desert Storm.

The Museum is owned by the City of Manton and the Museum Board. It is run and managed by volunteers.

Manton is a pretty little town up in Wexford County just a few miles east of Mesick. Mesick is home to that world famous Morel Mushroom Festival.
Sportsmen and nature lovers may know of Manton because the area abounds with trails, parks, lakes and designated trout streams. The section of the Manistee River that flows just north is incredibly beautiful.

Manton is located at the crossroads of M-42 & Old U.S. 131