Oakland Township, Michigan
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A Brief History

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All monthly programs are held on the first Wednesday of each month, unless specifically noted,
at the Cranberry Lake Farm,
384 W. Predmore Rd.
Members and visitors are free. A donation is requested for field trips.



Program: Documentary Film - On Van Hoosen Farms.

Presented by Michelle Dunham.  The story of four generations of family who ran the Van Hoosen Farm.

Date: March 1, Time: 7p.m.

Location(map): Paint Creek Cider Mill

Program: Paddle Boat Sultana

Bill Grandstaff will tell the tragic story of the paddle boat Sultana which sank in 1865 with over 1000 Union soldiers headed home after the Civil War.

Date: April 5, Time: 7p.m.

Location(map): Cranberry Lake Farm, main house

Flumerfelt Flea Market

Please donate, volunteer to work and shop at our barn sale!  See details in the newsletter.

Contact chairperson: Colleen Barkham

Dates: April 29-30

Field Trip to Flint

We are planning a trip to Applewood Estate, which was the Flint home of C.S. Mott, one of the founders of General Motors Corp.

Dates: May (to be announced)

Greater Rochester Heritage Days

OTHS members are asked to donate potted perennials to sell at our booth and to volunteer their time to work at the event. WE NEED YOU! GRHD is 11:00 am to 5:00 pm daily at the Rochester Municipal Park. Contact person: Jeanne Phillips at 248-651-2940
Dates: May 20-21

Program: Belle Isle

Our island jewel, Detroit's Belle Isle Park.

Picnic: Bring a dish to pass for our annual picnic.

Date: June 7, Time: 6:30p.m.

Location: Flumerfelt Barn at Cranberry Lake Farm


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