Step back in time and visit the Saline Railroad Depot. With its freight house, telegraph, and passenger facilities, the Depot served as a crucial link in the economic transformation that took place between Saline's rural hinterlands and the outside world.
The farmstead interprets regional agriculture and farm life during the 1900-1950 time period. This farmstead, now known as the Rentschler Farm Museum, consists of fourteen historically significant structures built primarily around the turn of the century.
These historic steamers were the matriarchs of the Detroit River. Photographer and historian Lori Feret will present the history of the steamers and Bob-Lo Island with video footage and a narrated slideshow. Questions? Please call the Library at 734-29-5450.
Do you have fond memories of days gone by pinning your laundry on the line to dry in the fresh air and sunshine? Hear a bit about the history of washday, enjoy fun stories, share your memories, and see clothesline historian and hobbyist Anne Lawrence’s collection of clothesline memorabilia up close. Questions? Please call the Library at 429-5450.
Learn more about old-time brick-making at a presentation at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Saline District Library.
Bob Wittersheim presents “Brick Makers of Old Springwells Township” in the Brecon Room.
The event is a Saline Area Historical Society education program.