Methodist Children’s Home: 100 Years

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 Methodist Children’s Home: 100 Years


Attic Treasures: Mr. Rice (part 2)

After election posters for Romaine Chapin Rice Sr were discovered in a resident's attic (see part 1), the Historical Commission began researching Mr. Rice to find the story behind the posters. What we found was a power couple who made a huge impact in our community. In part 2 of this 3-part series, we'll introduce … Continue reading Attic Treasures: Mr. Rice (part 2)

Board Members

Meet Your RTHC Board Members Stefanie Caloia, Chair Favorite photo or artifact in the museum Burt Collection photographs, Redford Newspapers Current research topics, projects, and events Annexation Favorite place in Redford The Historical Commission building! Number of years in Redford 1983-2001 Board member since... 2014 Day job Archivist at the Reuther Library, Wayne State University … Continue reading Board Members