South Oakland County (Then and Now)

Legendary Locals of Detroit
August 16, 2018
Forgotten Detroit
August 16, 2018

Chartered 18 years before Michigan’s admission to the Union, Oakland County developed as a microcosm of the state: diverse, entrepreneurial, and prosperous. The unbridled success of the automotive industry in neighboring Detroit quickly spread north where well-to-do industry leaders located. This vibrant community produced a quality of life rivaled by few other places. This book displays pivotal “Then and Now” scenes depicting the history of Oakland County, many with national impact.

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