Cambridge Junction Historic State Park


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Cambridge Junction Historic State Park


Location:At the intersection of M-50 and US 12 in Lenawee County.
Facilities:Historic tavern, visitor center, picnic tables.
Activities:Exhibits, displays, nature programs.
Special Features:Park is the site of Walker Tavern, a major stopping place for stagecoaches traveling between Detroit and Chicago in the early 19th century. The visitor center and restored tavern with period furniture tell the story of taverns and stagecoach travel for early Michigan residents. Site is operated in cooperation with the Department of History, Arts, and Libraries and is open May through October.
Address:13220 M-50
Brooklyn, MI 49230

Phone:517-467-4414
Web: www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/ParksandTrailsInfo.aspx?id=440
Size: 80 acres.

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Exhibit plans call for telling the stories of life in and around the tavern by featuring artifacts found during archaeological surveys of Cambridge Junction Historic State Park, where Walker Tavern Historic Site is located.
Since 2012, Recreation Passport funds have returned more than $100,000 to the local community for cultural and recreational projects, including a new roof on the Hewitt House Visitor Center and other amenities at Cambridge Junction Historic State Park.
12 and M-50, 35 miles west of Ann Arbor, in Cambridge Junction Historic State Park.

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