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The little known story of Telegraph Road’s origins

Telegraph Road is one of the busiest highways in Metro Detroit. However, little has been written about its history because its origins were obscure. Telegraph Road was originally constructed as a telegraph access path and a shorter route connecting Dearborn and Flat Rock. Until the late 1910s, Telegraph remained a minor dirt road. Keep on reading…

Telegraph near Ford Road photographed before the Wayne County Road Commission improved that stretch of highway around 1923.

Spring is here! Rejoice

Well, spring is officially here. In many parts of the world it coincides with Mother’s Day. It seems logical as they both represent rebirth. So, for those who are celebrating Mother’s Day on March 21st, Congratulations…


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