Grosse Pointe

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Arcadia Publishing, 2007 - History - 95 pages
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Grosse Pointe is one of the oldest communities in the Midwest, dating back to the mid-1600s. Its history tells a classic American story of the

transformation of Native American hunting grounds to the fertile farms of European settlers to an affluent suburb that grew with fortunes of industrialism in the 20th century.

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Longtime residents, Grosse Pointe Historical Society curator Suzy Berschback and writer Ann Marie Aliotta look back with affection, amusement, and awe at how the area has changed and how it has stayed the same.

Born and raised in Grosse Pointe, Suzy Berschback has written three other Arcadia books, two of them with longtime resident Ann Marie Aliotta. They enjoy sharing the many varied tales of their hometown and have been known to dig in the archives or attics and say, "We just have to tell this story!

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