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From the Records of the City's First Historian, 1897

From the Records of the City's First Historian, 1897 image
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Ypsilanti Historical Society
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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
Commercial.