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Theodore Hall's Loup Garou: The Werewolf of Grosse Pointe, Introduction

At the recent family gathering for Janet Fuger’s memorial, my son and I arrived the evening before and joined Sandy and Gretchen Lewis at the Country Club for dinner. 1,016 more words


Freeman Norvell and The Detroit Free Press

Although his time during the Civil War was marked by controversy, in the years after the war things seemed to settle down.  About 1866, my great-grandfather Colonel Freeman Norvell and his brother-in-law, Henry Nelson Walker assumed the ownership of the Detroit… 489 more words

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Detroit Nonprofit Working To Save City's Jazz History

DETROIT (AP) – Volunteers are working to save pieces of the city’s jazz history from a long-vacant building in downtown Detroit.

The nonprofit Detroit Sound Conservancy is trying to salvage items belonging to the former Graystone International Jazz Museum collection left abandoned inside the Book Building since 2009. 279 more words


May 26, 2012: Erie Admirals

May 26, 2012
Detroit City FC 3, Erie Admirals 0
DCFC Knox Cameron (Keith Lough) 19′
DCFC Keith Lough (Tom Oatley) 35′
DCFC Kyle Bethel 83′ 94 more words


May 12, 2012: AFC Cleveland

MAY 12, 2012
Detroit City FC 1, AFC Cleveland 1
DCFC Stefan St. Louis (Tom Oatley) 11′
AFC  Vinny Bell 35′

A crowd of 1,072 fans ushered in Detroit’s new soccer team.  76 more words


2012 Season Summary

I don’t recall how I heard about Detroit City FC, most likely through Facebook.  My initial thought was “a soccer team in Detroit?  Sounds like fun.”  And so, Denise and I went. 605 more words


Washington in the 1830s

We often see politicians as living exciting lives today filled with much media attention. It wasn’t always so.

In a letter dated December 18, 1835 John Norvell, soon to be a US Senator, wrote to Kate Mason commenting on his life in Washington: 494 more words

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