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Rochester and Rochester Hills
Rochester and Rochester Hills grew in a territory of three rivers, abundantly fertile pastures, and rolling oak forests on land once considered uninhabitable. Though only 30 miles from Detroit, official government reports of swampy and barren land deterred settlers. In 1817, the Graham family disregarded these reports, instead following the advice of Native Americans to re ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published May 16th 2011 by Arcadia Publishing
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Having grown up in Rochester I found the history outlined in this book fascinating. My only argument with this series of books is that it should include maps so it would be easier for the reader to figure out where the "southeast corner of blah and blah" is.