History

Saturday, 2017 Sep 16th

Even for Saline fans – Friday night’s 64-6 defeat of Huron was a little hard to watch.

The Hornets piled up 37 points in the first quarter...

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Tuesday, 2016 Jun 14th

This postcard of the G. C. Howard store in Saline shows two young men standing in the door. The one on the left is dressed up in a suit and bowler...

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Tuesday, 2016 May 24th

Monday, 2016 Apr 11th

Louisa Rentschler came from large family. She was the seventh of of 14 children, and grew up on a farm in Lodi Township where German was spoken in...

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Saturday, 2016 Apr 09th

Learn more about old-time brick-making at a presentation at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Saline District Library.

Bob Wittersheim presents “Brick...

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Monday, 2016 Mar 28th

Sunday, 2016 Mar 13th

Presenter Susan Nenadic speaks about women breaking through barriers in education in the 19th century during a Saline Area Historical Society...

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Monday, 2016 Feb 29th

The Saline Post Office has roamed around the downtown over the years. The 1888 Sanborn map shows it on the east side...

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Monday, 2016 Feb 08th

Friday, 2016 Jan 29th

When Zylpha P. Parsons married William Davenport in 1851, many of Saline’s movers and shakers were probably in attendance.

Zylpha’s father...

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Friday, 2016 Jan 01st

(Fellow Saline historian Agnes Dikeman originally wrote a version of this article for the Saline Area Historical Society's newsletter. Wayne...

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Wednesday, 2015 Dec 30th

Water towers don’t get any respect. Photographers have aimed their cameras at elegant buildings in Saline and taken portraits of its citizens, but...

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Sunday, 2015 Nov 15th

In 1887, the Wallace Block was built on the east side of South Ann Arbor Street, then called “Adrian Street.”

The block got its name from...

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Sunday, 2015 Oct 25th

On Feb. 20, 1899, the Village of Saline awarded a franchise to developers for an interurban connecting Saline to Ypsilanti.

The franchise...

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Monday, 2015 Sep 28th

Saline Area Historical Society will host Harvest Time at Rentschler Farm Museum, 1265 E. Michigan Avenue, one mile...

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Saline Area Historical Society will host Harvest Time at Rentschler Farm Museum, 1265 E. Michigan Avenue, one mile...

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Monday, 2015 Sep 07th

The Sturm family in Saline provided the experts in harness making. Whatever size horse, any style of carriage, Jacob Sturm’s shop was the place to...

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Saline Area Historical Society will host Harvest Time at Rentschler Farm Museum, 1265 E. Michigan Avenue, one mile...

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Sunday, 2015 Aug 02nd

Monday, 2015 Jul 27th

On the night of June 25, 1968, after about five inches of rain had fallen, Saline faced a crisis.

“The police went down the street with the...

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