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Mill Race Historical Village

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What a very beautiful place

I have lived in Northville since 1970 and a visited this little village several times and really... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
johnbJ2216LG
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Northville, Michigan
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Reviewed 10 July 2018
Zafar39525
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Detroit, Michigan
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215 Griswold St, Northville, MI 48167-1664
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

I have lived in Northville since 1970 and a visited this little village several times and really have enjoyed it. On Fourth of July they do some special events and they used to have a Civil War Era set up camp. They do host weddings...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Beware that professional - commercial - photographers are not allowed to use this Mill Race Scenery without prior permission. That is why As a inexperienced- very beginner photographer I can take shoots of the family there without a problem.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

We try to go to as many of the teas that they host as possible. Always a good time. It's the same formula. Tea in the Cady House, talk in the church. We enjoy them. It a nice place to visit. Always.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Davidamy617
Reviewed 9 August 2017

It is wonderful that Northville has preserved some of it's history here. The town itself is filled with wonderful Victorian houses and restored store fronts but this park gives you a chance to step back in time. A good place to stop by and "smell...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank llbalog
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Visit some historic buildings by downtown Northville. Just big enough to get that historic feel in a quiet, treed setting. Quaint. And then walk down the street for a lunch on Main Street. Very nice!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Donna W
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This is a really pretty park. There are several historic buildings that we wished had been open. The landscaping was really lovely and there appear to be several trails plus there is a scenic overlook by the water with picnic tables. We will try to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank solomon5
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

It is a nice stroll through history looking at all the historic houses. It is not huge and the buildings are most of the time closed. But if you have little kids you can walk through and then let them play at the playground next...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Stanzerl73
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Who would have thought that mere yards away from the hustle and bustle of the 21st century you could step back to the 19th century. This peaceful, quiet collection of 19th century buildings is beautiful. Strolling down the gravel roadway you see homes and buildings...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Gorton54
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This lovely park on the edge of the historic district brings a lot of historic Northville together in one place. We walked with friends reading the descriptions of the different building. Very educational. Pretty flowers.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Tucked below Northville's Historic downtown, and buffered by Johnson Creek, this well preserved grouping of restored Victorian homes & businesses is a step back in time. The buildings are only opened for limited times, but a quick stroll through the Village is always enchanting. A...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank R1307LSjohnk
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