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Ypsilanti Yesteryear

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Ypsilanti Historical Society
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JANUARY 1895:
High School was built following the fire of May 3, 1894.

FEBRUARY
New High School dedicated, February 5th. George Wiard's Cider Mill and Vinegar Factory burned, $12,000.00 Loss.

May
Soldier's Monument at Highland Cemetery dedicated.

June
Eureka K of P Lodge organized at Light Guard Armory. Dr. J. A. Watling and Dr. L.M. James moved into their new building at 119 North Huron.

July
John Laidlaw at Michigan Central Garden has large floral design of Cantilever Bridge at Niagara Falls, It is 40 feet long. there is also an engine and a Tender 4 feet long, 37000 plants were used.

New city Well sunk near Creamery on Harriet Street, found satisfactory, Work begun on another well 100 feet distance, 60 feet with a 25 foot screen at the bottom.

August
Reunion of Fourth Michigan Cavalry held in Ypsilanti.

October
Three slight earthquake shocks felt in City between 5 and 6 o'clock.

Post Office at Rawsonville discontinued.

December
Frances P. Bogardus succeeded P. W. Carpenter as Postmaster.

Mayor Pingree of Detroit addressed Annual Commencement Exercises at Cleary College.

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City History