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Known today as "A Family Town," the city of Eastpointe, Michigan possesses a vibrant history and a unique heritage. This book showcases over 220 historic images, including rare plat maps, to document Eastpointe's growth and development throughout the past two centuries. Eastpointe, Michigan serves as a visual tour of the area's rural roots and urban progress, from the 1830s, when immigrants began to settle in the region, through the present day, when it thrives as a multi-ethnic suburb of Detroit. In these pages, discover Eastpointe's founding families, its notable historic homes and businesses, and its evolution from an agricultural hamlet into a celebrated suburban community.
ISBN: 9780738531755
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Michigan
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Local historian Suzanne DeClaire Pixley has combined a selection of images from the East Detroit Historical Society photo collection with informative text to illustrate Eastpointe's distinctive heritage. Mrs. Pixley is President of the East Detroit Historical Society.