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St. Clair Shores

Village on the Lake (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing))

By St Clair Shores Historical Commission

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Format: Paperback, 128 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United States, 25 September 2001
During the late 19th century, a small group of Frenchmen from the fort at Detroit settled north along the shore of Lake St. Clair at the mouth of the Milk River. Originally known as L'anse Creuse, this tiny settlement soon grew into a bustling farming community. This collection of over 200 images chronicles the life and times of this once fledgling township established in 1843, to its incorporation as a city in 1951, and on to its present day prosperity. Historian Arthur M. Woodford has compiled maps, photographs, and drawings to tell the story of this "Village on the Lake." Here the reader will find views of Lake St. Clair, the Milk River, and the many 19th century families and farms that fostered the growth of the area. Included are the stories of the infamous Blossom Heath Inn, Jefferson Beach Amusement Park, the grand Masonic Country Club, and the Interurban railway. Following World War Two, St. Clair Shores grew as part of the population boom of southeastern Michigan, and this once quiet village is now a modern suburban community of over 66, ooo residents.
EAN: 9780738507897
ISBN: 073850789X
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Dimensions: 23.57 x 17.12 x 0.91 centimetres (0.32 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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