In 1896 William Jennings Bryan the "silver-tongued orator." spoke here while stumping the country as the Democratic presidential candidate. Gerald R. Ford
often met here with his constituents during his thirteen terms as Michigan's Fifth District Congressman, The Bryron Township Hall served as a forum for political speeches and provided space for community activities such as dances, weddings, meetings, and church services. It became the Byron Township Historical Museum in 1987.