Saline History

Sunday, 2018 Jan 14th

Online Community @ The Saline Post for Week of Jan 7, 2018

A couple of Comments on The Saline Post this week suggest that some readers would like to engage a bit further with article contributors...

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Thursday, 2018 Jan 11th

Universal Die Casting booth at 1984 automotive supplier show, Cobo Center Detroit Michigan

When the 2018 "North American International Auto Show" opens this weekend, Detroit will have nothing on Saline....

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Sunday, 2017 Dec 24th

Online Community @ The Saline Post for Week of Dec 17, 2017

The pendulum has swung back to feature articles for reader input this past week on The Saline Post.

Coverage of one issue in...

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Friday, 2017 Dec 22nd

Envelope promoting Saline Michigan by The Saline Observer, circa 1931

As we come to the end of each year with increasing anticipation of the next, it's almost instinctual to reflect on the past in making plans for...

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Sunday, 2017 Dec 17th

Online Community @The Saline Post for Week of Dec 10, 2017

This past week, what The Saline Post lacked in article Comments it more than made up for in new Forum activity.

Here are the two articles...

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Sunday, 2017 Dec 10th

Forums on The Saline Post

Looking back on last week, two articles saw the greatest number of Comments. Topping the list was "...

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Friday, 2017 Dec 08th

Rentschler farmhouse dining room

There will be a lot of talk about the fanciful means and mechanisms of "time travel" today. HG Wells sparked imaginations with "The Time Machine"...

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Friday, 2017 Dec 01st

d2 Saline postcards on display at McPherson Local

Saline has a number of great places where you can buy greeting cards. Name brands, too, like American Greetings and Hallmark. With Thanksgiving,...

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Saturday, 2017 Nov 25th

QR Codes are available for more information throughout the Rentschler Farm Museum grounds

Have you ever wanted to get just a little more of the history associated with a structure or exhibit you've seen at...

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Thursday, 2017 Nov 23rd

D2 Enterprises 1960 Ford Falcon in 1983 Saline Christmas Parade

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has nothing on us!

With...

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Tuesday, 2017 Oct 24th

Aerial Photograph of Saline Die Cast Facility in 1985

When the property at 232 Monroe Street came up on the Saline City Council meeting agenda last night, we couldn't help but feel that the...

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Thursday, 2016 Jul 21st

Saline grocery store in 1927 shows everything for sale inside. The man on the left is unknown. The woman is Mamie Schrader.

This photo of a Saline grocery store in 1927 was donated by Laura B. Stoll. A note mentions the store was three stores east of Ann Arbor...

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Tuesday, 2016 Jul 12th

Old Maude loading for return trip to Ypsilanti. Waiting room in middle of Union Block, now Mac's Acadian Seafood Shack Restaurant. Photo taken between 1900-1920. (Saline Area Historical Society)

It is now possible to purchase a piece of history from the days of Saline’s Interurban trolley, “Old Maude.” During the reconstruction of Michigan...

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