Peck 6


Peck 6

Malt House connected to Peck Street Primary. Part of the West wall remains as a brick wall today, as does the Peck Street Primary. This shows the first cement sidewalk in the City of Ypsilanti that the town cows liked to walk on while going to pasture at the river. Read more about Peck Street in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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Peck 7


Peck 7

Florence and Jesse Swaine and friends outside the Malt House in a donkey cart. The Swaine house is to the left. Read more about the Swaines and Peck Street in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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songs1


songs1

The "Yip-si-lan-ti" song was controversial because it was billed as a "comic" song and the use of some derogatory words. Read more about Ypsilanti Songs in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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I'm A Goin' To Go To Ypsilanti


I'm A Goin' To Go To Ypsilanti

In 1910 the Brehm Brothers from Erie, Pennsylvania published the song "I'm A Goin' To Go To Ypsilanti" Referring to the practice of "Michigan Men" coming to Ypsi to court the MSNC co-eds, viewed as preferable to the M Bluestockings!.

Read more about Ypsilanti Songs in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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Brayton Mausoleum1


Brayton Mausoleum1

At the rear of the mausoleum is a stained glass window that is protected by a wrought iron grill and a sheet of clear plastic

Read more about the Brayton Mausoleum in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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Brayton Mausoleum2


Brayton Mausoleum2

Highland Cemetery's Brayton Mausoleum, built in 1913 or 1914, was the first mausoleum built in Washtenaw County

Read more about the Brayton Mausoleum in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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Ypsilanti Family 4


Ypsilanti Family 4

Alexander Ypsilantis/Ypsilanti in Filiki Eteria attire, National Historical Museum of Greece. Read more about The Ypsilantis: Constantine, Alexander, and Demetrius in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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Ypsilanti Family 5


Ypsilanti Family 5

Demitrios/Demetrius Ypsilantis/Ypsilanti. Read more about The Ypsilantis: Constantine, Alexander, and Demetrius in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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Civil War Blood Vials


Civil War Blood Vials

Only recently scanned by George Ridenour from a glass-plate negative at the Ypsilanti Archives and never before published, this photo offers a rare glimpse of part of the onetime "museum" in today's Sherzer Hall, where the mysterious blood vials were thought to be stored--they may even be visible in this picture. Read more about Civil War Blood Vials in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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cemetaries


cemetaries

The church. built from 1856 to 1858 on Cross Street. was dedicated to St. John the Baptist. Read more about EMU Cemeteries in Ypsilanti Gleanings.

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