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I worked in the parish school, first as a parent volunteer, and then as computer teacher and secretary for a total of 21 years.

10 things you didn't know about Better Made

10 things you didn't know about Better Made

Guardian Building, Detroit, MI, with tiles made by Mary Chase Stratton of Pewabic Pottery, who worked in close collaboration with architect Wirt Rowland on the design and symbolism of the tiles. Flanking either side of the dome are reliefs of “Safety” and “Security” by Detroit sculptor Carrardo Parducci.

A semi-circular dome marks the entrance to the Guardian Building with tiles executed by Mary Chase Stratton of Pewabic Pottery, who worked in close collaboration with architect Wirt Rowland on the design and symbolism of the tiles.

Greenfield Village, Dearborn, MI

Greenfield Village--Dearborn, Michigan I went to Girl Scout week end camp here too many years ago to say!

From the State of Michigan Historical Marker in front of the church:  St. John's Episcopal parish, established in December 1858, served what was then a rural area of Detroit. Albert Jordan designed the original church (now St. John's Chapel), which was built in 1859. Henry Porter Baldwin, a former United States senator and future governor, donated the church lot and paid for the building. Two years later, Jordan and his partner James Anderson, by then Detroit's ranking church architects…

John's Episcopal Church is located at 2326 Woodward Avenue in Downtown Detroit, Michigan. However, the business address is 50 E Fisher Fwy, Detroit, MI. It is the oldest church still standing on Woodward.

Palmer Park is Detroit's underappreciated architectural jewel. Located around the intersection of McNichols Road (Six Mile) and Woodward Avenue, it embraces every style of the late nineteenth and earl

Palmer Park is Detroit's underappreciated architectural jewel. Located around the intersection of McNichols Road (Six Mile) and Woodward Avenue, it embraces every style of the late nineteenth and earl

This gray limestone, neo-Gothic structure was once Highland Park High School. The architect of the building was Wells Butterfield, whose daughter Emily was the first licensed female architect in the state of Michigan. Mr. Butterfield also served as the first mayor of the City of Farmington, Michigan. He also designed several Methodist churches across the state of Michigan in the late 1800s.

This gray limestone, neo-Gothic structure was once Highland Park High School. The architect of the building was Wells Butterfield, whose daughter Emily was the first licensed female architect in the state of Michigan. Mr. Butterfield also served as the first mayor of the City of Farmington, Michigan. He also designed several Methodist churches across the state of Michigan in the late 1800s.

Streets of Old Detroit Exhibit at the Detroit Historical Museum, Detroit, MI........Absolutely love this exhibit!!!!!!

The most beautiful wedding venues in Detroit

Streets of Old Detroit Exhibit at the Detroit Historical Museum, Detroit, MI.this is a wonderful place.it takes us back to the past that is early Detroit and the magic of how lovely and simpler life was.

Downtown Flint 'Overflow Parking' mural gets restoration, new name

A Fall Family Tradition - a visit to Yates Cider Mill for warm donuts and delicious apple cider.

Yates Cider Mill, Rochester ~ One of the best parts of fall in Michigan is freshly baked donuts, just pressed apple cider, apple picking. Michigan has plenty of orchards and cider mills to visit and its a definite "don't miss" for the fall season.

Ulysses S. Grant's home

General Ulysses S. Grant, later commander of the Union Army during the Civil War and US President, was stationed in Detroit, Michigan in as the Regiment Quartermaster of the Infantry. He stayed in this home on East Fort Street, seen in a 1919 photo.

Peabody's on Woodward Birmingham, MI restaurants

Another Birmingham Classic-Peabody's is a distinguished restaurant located right on Woodward. Wine and Dine with Friends and Family at this Family owned landmark!

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