These items are copied from the records that were kept by Louis White, Ypsilanti's First City Historian , 1897
March: Starkweather Hall Dedicated
April: Training School at the Normal School first occupied
June: 3rd Issue of Ypsilanti Commercial says W. J. Yockley Who lives a mile this side of Rawsonville, has found a quantity of Indian Arrowheads and Hatchet Heads on his place.
Sept: Ypsilanti Commercial of the 9th says "The Weekly Times has just started".
Oct.: New Steel Bridge erected at Paper Mill crossing to cost $2,000.00 by King Bridge Company of Cleveland, Ohio.
Dec: First car on new Electric Line Detroit to Ypsilanti made trip today to Dearborn. Track laid to St. Joseph's Retreat.
A.W. Monroe bought out P.K. Crocker of the Ypsilanti