A Place Called Rose
Exploring earlier days in Rose Township, Oakland County, Michigan
The Rose Township Heritage Committee provides this site for people who are interested in the history of our special township. We invite you to join us as we delve into Rose Township’s heritage — the landscape and people who shaped where we live today.
Big Valley, one of a number of globally significant fens in Rose Township
Join historian Carol Bacak-Egbo as she explores the early history of Rose Township in a series of video presentations: Making Homes of Logs in the Oak Forest, A Township Takes Shape in a Tavern, A Horse Thief, A Blacksmith and a Mystery Man, A Mill Turns into a Tannery, Two Hotels, Two Blacksmith Shops and Maybe a Tailor, Sold! To the Highest Bidder, and A Depot, Potatoes, Picnics, and Ice.
Read through a number of essays researched and prepared by Maura Jung and Carol Bacak-Egbo that examine the panorama of Rose Township's history. These include First People, Native American Trails in Rose Township, Early Surveys and Maps of Michigan, Natural Features of Rose Township, Surveys of Natural Features, Land Speculators, Traveling to Rose Township, Formation of Rose Township, In Search of the Naming of Rose Township, Women who Owned Land in Early Rose, Sophia Hadley, Eunice Lockwood, Elizabeth Garner Moore, Charity Miller, and Mills of Rose Township.
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