WORKS CITED – Rochester

Founding of Rochester:

Hagman, Arthur A. Oakland County Book of History, The Sesqui-Centennial Publication 1820-1970. Oakland County Sesquicentennial Committee, 1970. 258-262. Web. 1 Dec. 2015.

“Remembering Rochester.” : This Month in Rochester History. 1 Dec. 2013. Web. 1 Dec. 2015.

“Welcome to the Rochester-Avon Historical Society.” Welcome to the Rochester-Avon Historical Society. Web. 1 Dec. 2015. <>.

Rochester Sites of the Past:

Rollin Sprague Building

“Main Street Stories: Rollin Sprague Stone Store” Remembering Rochester. Web. 1 Dec. 2015.

“Rollin Sprague Building” Michigan Historical Markers. Web. 1 Dec. 2015.

Rochester Grain Elevator

Deborah J. Larsen, History of the Rochester Elevator (Rochester Avon Historical Society October, 2009.), p.3-15.

Mount Avon Cemetery

“Mount Avon Cemetery History.” City of Rochester MI. Web. 1 Dec. 2015.


Big Bright Light Festival

“The Big, Bright Light Show 10th Anniversary!” Downtown Rochester. Web. 1 Dec. 2015.

Fire and Ice Festival

“2016 Fire and Ice Festival.” Destination Oakland, Web. 1 Dec. 2015.

“CMNtv News – Rochester Fire & Ice Festival 2015.” YouTube. Model D TV, 12 Feb. 2015. Web. 1 Dec. 2015.

Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade

“64th annual Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade.” Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade. Web. 1 Dec. 2015.


Royal Park Hotel

“Royal Park Hotel – About.” Royal Park Hotel. Web. 1 Dec. 2015.

Oakland University

“Oakland University – About.” Oakland University. Web. 1 Dec. 2015.

Paint Creek Trail

“Paint Creek Trail – Trail History.” Paint Creek Trail, Michigan’s First Rail-to-Trail. Web. 1 Dec. 2015

“The Paint Creek Trail: Connecting Our Communities for 30 Years!” YouTube. Model D TV, 14 Oct. 2013. Web. 1 Dec. 2015.

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm

“Rochester Michigan – Museum.” Rochester Hills, MI. Web. 1 Dec. 2015.

“Rochester Michigan – Your Wedding.” Rochester Hills, MI. Web. 1 Dec. 2015.