Historical Tour of Royal Oak, Michigan

Sites:

1. DETROIT ZOOLOGICAL PARK

2. WATER TOWER

3. WENDLAND PARK (first city park)

4. RAILROAD WATCHTOWER

5. ELECTRIC SUBSTATION

6. HORSE BARNS

7. FIRE ALARM BUILDING

8. FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

9. ROYAL OAK'S WOMAN'S CLUB (first city hall)

10. HERMAN'S BAKERY (oldest store building)

11. FiELD'S DRESS SHOP

12. WASHINGTON SQUARE BUILDING

13. GLASPHALT PARKING LOT

14. WOOD FAMILY HOME

15. FARMERS'MARKET

16. LAND'S PHARMACY

17. SHERMAN DRIVE (old railroad bed)

18. GEORGE ERB HOUSE (oldest house)

19. OAK TREE (widest spread)

20. FIRST HIGH SCHOOL

21. AREA OF FORMER CRANBERRY BOG

22. GRANITE MARKER - GOLDEN JUBILEE, 1971

23. THE TRIANGLE - MAIN STREET, CROOKS & ROCHESTER ROADS

24. HISTORICAL MARKER

25. ROYAL OAK CEMETERY

26. OAK TREE (largest girth)

27. VINSETTA BRIDGES & OLD RED RUN CREEK BED

28. SHRINE OF THE LITTLE FLOWER CHURCH

29. EVERGREEN DRIVE

30. RED RUN GOLF CLUB

31. WINDMILL

32. "CHAMPION" OAK TREE

33. ORSON STARR HOUSE (oldest extant house)

34. JOHN ALMON STARR HOUSE & REMNANT OF SAGINAW INDIAN TRAIL

35. CHASE'S CORNERS (Starr Corners)

36. MEMORIAL PARK & ENGLISH OAK GROVE

37. QUICKSTAD PARK

38. OAK TREE (tallest)

39. PIONEER PARK & HISTORICAL MARKER

40. CUMMINGSTON PARK

41. "LITTLE STARR" SCHOOL

INDIAN TRAIL
Map Legend


Note: Originally prepared as a three-fold paper brochure by the Royal Oak Beautification Council, Inc., ca. 1978.

Attention: You are invited to print-off this tour module and use it as you like in learning about our town. You may wish to take it on a drive or walk around town and check items off as you see them. Direct questions and comments to the webmaster.


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