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Alexander Macomb (April 3, 1782, Detroit, MI – June 25, 1841, Washington D. C.) was the Commanding General of the US Army from May 29, 1828 until his death on June 25, 1841. Macomb was the field commander at the Battle of Plattsburgh during the War of 1812 and, after the stunning victory, was lauded with praise and styled "The Hero of Plattsburgh" by some of the American press. He was promoted to Major General for his conduct, receiving both the Thanks of Congress and a Congressional Gold… Congressional Gold Medal, American Press, Lake Champlain, War Of 1812, Major General, April 3, Us Army, Victorious, Detroit

Alexander Macomb (April 3, 1782, Detroit, MI – June 25, 1841, Washington D. C.) was the Commanding General of the US Army from May 29, 1828 until his death on June 25, 1841. Macomb was the field commander at the Battle of Plattsburgh during the War of 1812 and, after the stunning victory, was lauded with praise and styled "The Hero of Plattsburgh" by some of the American press. He was promoted to Major General for his conduct, receiving both the Thanks of Congress and a Congressional Gold…

Lisette Denison Forth (c. 1786 – Aug 7, 1866) was an African-American woman from Michigan who was born a slave. She worked as a maid and became a landowner and philanthropist.  The church's red doors are dedicated to the memory and benevolence of Lisette Denison Forth, and a state of Michigan historical marker located on the site commemorates both the church and Lisette Denison Forth, founder of St. James Episcopal Church, Grosse Ile, MI. She is buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne… Grosse Ile Michigan, Elmwood Cemetery, Black Entrepreneurs, Lewis And Clark, State Of Michigan, Episcopal Church, African American Women, Canada Travel, Detroit

Lisette Denison Forth (c. 1786 – Aug 7, 1866) was an African-American woman from Michigan who was born a slave. She worked as a maid and became a landowner and philanthropist. The church's red doors are dedicated to the memory and benevolence of Lisette Denison Forth, and a state of Michigan historical marker located on the site commemorates both the church and Lisette Denison Forth, founder of St. James Episcopal Church, Grosse Ile, MI. She is buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne…

Cliff Bells: Swanky, restored art deco club serves creative, eclectic fare with live jazz on stage nightly. Live Jazz, Entrance Ways, Jazz Club, Cliff, Gates, Detroit, Michigan, Restoration, Stage

Cliff Bells: Swanky, restored art deco club serves creative, eclectic fare with live jazz on stage nightly. 2030 Park Ave., Detroit, MI

Horse Drinking Fountain, City of Detroit, MI.  Circa 1889, Total of fifty in use in 1900.  For nearly 200 years the only means of transportation on the streets of Detroit was a horse. In 1837 Detroit had four livery stables for horses. In 1860 the Detroit Waterworks survey of the city listed 17 stables. By 1894 it had risen to 82 stables and about 12,000 horses on the streets. By the end of the 1920s, aside from a few peddlers, milk trucks and fire wagons, the horse vanished from the city. Fountain City, Drinking Fountain, Waterworks, Stables, 1920s, Detroit, Michigan, Transportation, Milk

Horse Drinking Fountain, City of Detroit, MI. Circa 1889, Total of fifty in use in 1900. For nearly 200 years the only means of transportation on the streets of Detroit was a horse. In 1837 Detroit had four livery stables for horses. In 1860 the Detroit Waterworks survey of the city listed 17 stables. By 1894 it had risen to 82 stables and about 12,000 horses on the streets. By the end of the 1920s, aside from a few peddlers, milk trucks and fire wagons, the horse vanished from the city.

Scarab Club, 217 Farnsworth Street, Detroit, MI: The original paneled wood entry in the front hints at intrigue inside, while a brick-walled courtyard in the rear of the building conjures up more pastoral images, with its exquisite flower gardens, fountain and statuary. The club contains several galleries and lounges, as well as six working artist studios. Entrance Ways, Artist Studios, Lounges, The Conjuring, Gates, Galleries, Detroit, Fountain, Michigan

Scarab Club, 217 Farnsworth Street, Detroit, MI: The original paneled wood entry in the front hints at intrigue inside, while a brick-walled courtyard in the rear of the building conjures up more pastoral images, with its exquisite flower gardens, fountain and statuary. The club contains several galleries and lounges, as well as six working artist studios.

Aretha Franklin bust out with Change, Change, Change, in Detroit at the Labor Day celebration with President Obama Sept. Civil Rights Movement, Aretha Franklin, The Rev, Memphis, Obama, Detroit, Michigan, Presidents, Celebrities

Aretha Franklin was born March 25, 1942, in Memphis, Tenn. — but she was raised mostly in Detroit. Her father, the Rev. C.L. Franklin, was a famous preacher, and her childhood was steeped in both music and the burgeoning civil rights movement. Franklin made her first album for JVB when she was just 14 years old. Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul," died Thursday (8/16/2018) in her home city of Detroit after battling pancreatic cancer. Pictured 2011 in Detroit at a event with President…

Postcard, depicts Alexander Macomb Monument on the median of Washington Boulevard facing north from Michigan Avenue. Fountain and St. Aloysius Catholic Church in background, Collector Cards, Vintage Postcards, Statue Of Liberty, Detroit, Fountain, Catholic, Michigan, Washington, Greeting Cards

Postcard, depicts Alexander Macomb Monument on the median of Washington Boulevard facing north from Michigan Avenue. Fountain and St. Aloysius Catholic Church in background, 1908.

General Macomb statue, looking north on Washington Blvd. in Detroit. By Mike Russell. Detroit Michigan, Washington, Statue, Places, Washington State, Sculptures, Lugares, Sculpture

General Macomb statue, looking north on Washington Blvd. in Detroit. By Mike Russell.

Olympia Stadium hosted concerts by The Beatles on September 1964 and August Olympia Stadium, The Beatles, Rock N Roll, Detroit, Michigan, September, Concerts, Rock Roll, Beatles

Olympia Stadium hosted concerts by The Beatles on September 6, 1964 and August 13, 1966.

DTE Electric Company, founded in 1903 by Thomas Edison. DTE operates the coal-fired St. Clair Power Plant in St. Clair, Michigan, and the Belle River Power Plant in East China, Michigan on the west bank of the St. Clair River. Also in St. Clair County lies the Greenwood Energy Center, a natural gas-burning and fuel oil-burning plant.On the Detroit River, DTE operates the River Rouge Power Plant in River Rouge and the Trenton Channel Power Plant in Trenton, which all burn coal. Fuel Oil, Electric Company, Sundial, The St, Detroit, Michigan, Channel, Plant, China

DTE Electric Company, founded in 1903 by Thomas Edison. DTE operates the coal-fired St. Clair Power Plant in St. Clair, Michigan, and the Belle River Power Plant in East China, Michigan on the west bank of the St. Clair River. Also in St. Clair County lies the Greenwood Energy Center, a natural gas-burning and fuel oil-burning plant.On the Detroit River, DTE operates the River Rouge Power Plant in River Rouge and the Trenton Channel Power Plant in Trenton, which all burn coal.

Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI: Political Woman, 1883-85 (Oil on canvas), James Tissot, French, 1836-1902.  A series of 15 paintings of Tissot’s observations of Parisian society in the late 1800s. A young woman attempts to improve her position among the French upper class. She enters a crowded room on the arm of a much older gentleman, wearing an elaborate pink dress that seems out of place compared to the other woman at the party.  Several men turn their heads, stare and whisper Impressionist, Detroit, Oil On Canvas, Art Gallery, Museum, Whisper, Parisian, Pink Dress, Jr

Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI: Political Woman, 1883-85 (Oil on canvas), James Tissot, French, 1836-1902. A series of 15 paintings of Tissot’s observations of Parisian society in the late 1800s. A young woman attempts to improve her position among the French upper class. She enters a crowded room on the arm of a much older gentleman, wearing an elaborate pink dress that seems out of place compared to the other woman at the party. Several men turn their heads, stare and whisper

Scarab Club, 217 Farnsworth Street, Detroit, MI: The clubhouse was built in 1928 in the Arts and Crafts style by architect and member Lancelot Sukert. The exterior mosaic tiles, which appeared in 1928 renderings, were not completed until the 1980s, when they were finished by W.P.A. muralist and member Edgar Yaeger, who was a junior member of the club in 1928. The ceramic scarab embedded over the front entrance was designed by sculptor Horace Colby and fired at Pewabic Pottery. Pewabic Pottery, Front Entrances, Mosaic Tiles, Detroit, 1980s, Michigan, Arts And Crafts, Exterior, Ceramics

Scarab Club, 217 Farnsworth Street, Detroit, MI: The clubhouse was built in 1928 in the Arts and Crafts style by architect and member Lancelot Sukert. The exterior mosaic tiles, which appeared in 1928 renderings, were not completed until the 1980s, when they were finished by W.P.A. muralist and member Edgar Yaeger, who was a junior member of the club in 1928. The ceramic scarab embedded over the front entrance was designed by sculptor Horace Colby and fired at Pewabic Pottery.

Free coloring page coloring-general-motors-building-detroit. Coloring page made from a picture of General Motors Building in Detroit Flint Michigan, State Of Michigan, Detroit Michigan, Pontiac Michigan, General Motors, Detroit History, Detroit Area, Up House, Architecture

Cadillac Place, located at 3044 West Grand Boulevard in the New Center area of Detroit, MI. It was renamed for the French founder of Detroit, Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac. The building was originally named for William Durant, but an internal power struggle led to his ouster in 1921 and the structure was renamed the General Motors Building. However, the initial “D” had already been carved above the main entrance and in several other places on the building where they remain…

The Detroit Olympia Stadium was an indoor arena that stood at 5920 Grand River Avenue in Detroit from 1927 until It was best known as the home of the Detroit Red Wings hockey team of the National Hockey League from its opening until Flint Michigan, Michigan Travel, Detroit Michigan, Northern Michigan, Detroit Hockey, Detroit Sports, Olympia Stadium, Red Wings Hockey, Detroit History

The Detroit Olympia Stadium was an indoor arena that stood at 5920 Grand River Avenue in Detroit from 1927 until 1987. It was best known as the home of the Detroit Red Wings hockey team of the National Hockey League from its opening until 1979.

The Edsel and Eleanor Ford House is a mansion located at 1100 Lake Shore Drive in Grosse Pointe Shores, northeast of Detroit, Michigan; it stands on the site known as "Gaukler Point", on the shore of Lake St. Eleanor, Grosse Pointe, Ford, English Tudor, Trip Advisor, Image Search, Lake Shore, Detroit Michigan, The Originals

The Edsel and Eleanor Ford House is a mansion located at 1100 Lake Shore Drive in Grosse Pointe Shores, northeast of Detroit, Michigan; it stands on the site known as "Gaukler Point", on the shore of Lake St. Clair.