Mill Race Historical Village, Northville

The history of Northville, Michigan, is alive at Mill Race Village. Created in 1972 by the Northville Historical Society, the village serves as a focal point for the Northville community while preserving architectural styles common to the area prior to 1900. A living museum, the village was built on land donated to the City of Northville by the Ford Motor Company. Once the site of Northville's first grist mill, the village consists of a church, bell pier, gazebo, school, rustic wooden bridge, blacksmith shop, general store, Interurban Station and several homes reminiscent of an era gone by.
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  • It is wonderful that Northville has preserved some of it's history here. The town itself is filled with wonderful Victorian houses and restored store fronts but this park gives you a chance to step ba...  more »
  • Visit some historic buildings by downtown Northville. Just big enough to get that historic feel in a quiet, treed setting. Quaint. And then walk down the street for a lunch on Main Street. Very nice!  more »
  • This is a really pretty park. There are several historic buildings that we wished had been open. The landscaping was really lovely and there appear to be several trails plus there is a scenic overlook...  more »

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