Many outdoor and sporting attractions would have been among Downriver residents' top weekend getaways... here were just a few.
A list of buildings and structures certified as Historically Significant by the Michigan Register of Historic Places.
Recently redirected from its own section, this first in a series of quizzes aims to test your knowledge of former local company slogans.
Name and address changes have been acknowledged, but what about geographical changes? Some have become staggering.
Whether nationally current or not, these names share a common theme: Downriver Businesses that are not there anymore.
Structures built for utility or other general purpose took on a life on their own as real Downriver landmarks in the minds of many.
Some route numbers of the past were lost to, simply, evolutionary needs. Plus, the story of I-75 in its infant stages in the 1950s and 60s.
In the late 1920s, phone book references would not be good enough for the casual visitor; they would require a personal guide.
The very first industry Downriver became a way of life long before mechanization. Read about some pioneering properties here.
In an earlier age, writing (even newspaper articles) were more of an art form than today. These were taken from the 1950s and before.
Although the modern plaza would take us away from our Mom & Pop roots, the initial offerings of these plazas simply could not be denied.