New Boston: A Peaceful Village
Harriet Symes was the first teacher in Sparta. She would teach in her log cabin home. Symes also practiced obstetrics; therefore, when she was unable to teach her husband would fill in for her (Paasch, pg. 63-64). In… (READ MORE)
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For the past seven years, Downtown Rochester has put on its annual Fire & Ice Festival, often taking place in January of each winter. The event is free to attend, and runs for an entire weekend, Friday – Sunday. Simultaneously,… (READ MORE)
Each year since 1951, Rochester has put on an annual Christmas parade during the first week of December. The year 2014 marks the 63rd annual Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade. It is the largest parade in Michigan, with approximately 3,000 participants… (READ MORE)
The city of Rochester was a part of Avon Township up until 1869, when at that point the residents decided to become their own village and later shifted to city status. During the first three decades of its settlement, Avon… (READ MORE)
The city of Rochester, Michigan, had its beginning in 1817, and was the first area settled in what is present day Oakland County. Rochester and Rochester Hills made up what was originally called Avon Township, and was sought because of… (READ MORE)