lost ypsilanti

the malt house

By Marcia Phillips
At the beginning of the Twentieth Century it was the tallest structure on the city's northeast side but a century later it is just a low wall. The Malt House that once stood at 111 East Forest Avenue is gone except for a small block building and partial wall on the northeast corner of Bob and Jan Anschuetz' neighboring property, and parts of the foundation buried under grass
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the starkweather fountain

The information in this article is based partly on an article written by James Mann in a series called “Footnotes in History.”
It was in 1889, when the Ypsilanti water mains were installed that Mrs. Starkweather gave a very unique fountain to the City of Ypsilanti. It was made of bronze and sat on a granite foundation with a height of 12 ¼ feet above the curb.
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local museums

Automotive Heritage Museum
100 E Cross Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48198
Michigan Firehouse Museum
110 W Cross Street
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Yankee Air Museum
47884 D Street
Belleville, MI 48111

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FRI 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
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