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Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

There are 158 parks in Ann Arbor, MI. The city has definitely earned its name, as the word "arbor" refers to a leafy garden.

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  • 1824 - Ann Arbor was founded in 1824, with one theory stating that it is named after the spouses of the city's founders and for the stands of trees in the area.

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  • 1837 - The University of Michigan moved from Detroit to Ann Arbor in 1837.


  • 1854 - Ann Arbor
    Ann Arbor, a flourishing city, capital of Washtenaw county, Michigan, on Huron river, and on the Michigan Central railroad, 40 miles W. from Detroit. ...Read MORE...


  • News 1887 - Two Freights Collide.
    ANN ARBOR, Sept. 7. - This morning a freight train going west on the Central drawn by engine No. 219, crashed into the rear end of a freight train...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Ann Arbor
    Ann Ar’bor, a city of Michigan, and the capital of Washtenaw co., is pleasantly situated on the Huron River, and on the Michigan Central Railroad, 38 ...Read MORE...


  • Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Dam on the Huron River, Ann Arbor, Mich.
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    Church of Christ, 1908
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    Old Hospital, 1908
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  • Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Cook House, 1909
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    South Main Street, 1909
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    Library, 1910
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    M.E. Church
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    Michigan Central R.R. Depot
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    Y.M.C.A.
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    Engineering Shops and Laboratories, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
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    William L. Clements Library, Ann Arbor, Mich.
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    Main St. from P.O., 1911
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    Presbyterian Church, 1911
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    Washtenaw County Court House, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1914
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  • 1916
    Ann Arbor, a city of Michigan, and the capital of Washtenaw co., is pleasantly situated on the Huron River and on the Michigan Central and the Ann...Read MORE...


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    First National Bank Building, 1917
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    High School
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    New Home Ann Arbor Federal Savings and Loan Association
    Liberty at Division - Ann Arbor, Mich.
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Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA


Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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Dam on the Huron River, Ann Arbor, Mich.
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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Church of Christ, 1908
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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Old Hospital, 1908
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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Cook House, 1909
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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South Main Street, 1909
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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Engineering Shops and Laboratories, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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William L. Clements Library, Ann Arbor, Mich.
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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Library, 1910
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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M.E. Church
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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Michigan Central R.R. Depot
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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Y.M.C.A.
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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Main St. from P.O., 1911
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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Presbyterian Church, 1911
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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Washtenaw County Court House, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1914
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
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First National Bank Building, 1917
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High School
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New Home Ann Arbor Federal Savings and Loan Association
Liberty at Division - Ann Arbor, Mich.
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History, News and Stories of Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

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  • 1824 - Ann Arbor was founded in 1824, with one theory stating that it is named after the spouses of the city's founders and for the stands of trees in the area.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1837 - The University of Michigan moved from Detroit to Ann Arbor in 1837.
  • 1854 - Ann Arbor
    Ann Arbor, a flourishing city, capital of Washtenaw county, Michigan, on Huron river, and on the Michigan Central railroad, 40 miles W. from Detroit. ... Read MORE...

  • News  1887 - Two Freights Collide.
    ANN ARBOR, Sept. 7. - This morning a freight train going west on the Central drawn by engine No. 219, crashed into the rear end of a freight train... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Ann Arbor
    Ann Ar’bor, a city of Michigan, and the capital of Washtenaw co., is pleasantly situated on the Huron River, and on the Michigan Central Railroad, 38 ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Ann Arbor, a city of Michigan, and the capital of Washtenaw co., is pleasantly situated on the Huron River and on the Michigan Central and the Ann... Read MORE...

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