Halfway-East Detroit Michigan Genealogy

The Halfway-East Detroit Story

A wonderful book available for sale at the Eastpointe Public Library, that will be of interest to anyone who has roots in this eastside community in Michigan. The book, written by Robert S. Christenson, includes some of the following topics, taken from the Table of Contents:

Those Early Days - Early Settlers

Community Life in the Early Days

Early Merchants

Later Community Developements

Early Community Doctors

Early Means of Transportation

Early Means of Communication

The Story of Education

The Story of Government

The History of Churches

Interesting Dates and Events

...and did I mention all the wonderful photographs?

This book can be purchased by contacting the East Detroit Historical Society at Box 110, Eastpointe, MI 48021. You can also leave a message at 586-775-1414. The hard cover version is $8.00 and $5.00 for the soft cover. It can be ordered by mail, but you need to include $3 for shipping and handling.

Another book entitled Eastpointe authored by Suzanne Pixley and published by Arcadia Publishing. This book is no longer being printed, but copies may still be available in local bookstores and at Sam's Club stores in the area.

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