Movie in the Cemetery 2019

We're so excited for this year's Movie in the Cemetery! The historic Redford Cemetery is near and dear to our hearts and we are lucky to have such an awesome place for this event. Check out the photos from last year's event HERE. If you're a first-timer, here's what you need to know: Don't let … Continue reading Movie in the Cemetery 2019

RTHC Celebrates "Heritage Day"

The Redford Township Historical Commission will celebrate its 50th anniversary on May 4, 2019 with a special event at the Redford History Center, located at 12895 Berwyn. Current Commission members will pay tribute to past members and their important work preserving Redford’s history. Founding Commission members Fred and Aileen DesAutels, in particular, will be honored. … Continue reading RTHC Celebrates "Heritage Day"

The Methodist Children's Home Society

If you've ever driven on 6 Mile Rd, between Beech Daly and Inkster, you have likely seen The Methodist Children's Home Society, commonly referred to as Children's Village. A short brick wall carrying the name separates the continuous traffic flow of this busy road from this peaceful, park-like property. One of the few buildings visible … Continue reading The Methodist Children's Home Society

Recently opened collection: The Sybil and Jack Raeside Papers

Jack and Sybil Raeside In an interview with the Redford Observer in 2005 on the event of her 90th birthday, Sybil Raeside reflected on many of her life experiences. One was her first trip to Redford in 1929. She visited a drug store and tea room on the corner of 5 Mile and Beech Daly. … Continue reading Recently opened collection: The Sybil and Jack Raeside Papers