Historical Trolley Tours

Tours narrated by the Saline Historical Society on August 10


Take a break and enjoy a short (approx. 20 mins) narrated History in Motion trolley ride around town. Your guides will be Zelpha Parsons, wife of Banker Willliam Davenport, Lucretia Gillett, photographer and A.C. Clarke, Undertaker.

The route:

Downtown Start – Wait for the trolley at the SE corner of Michigan Chicago Rd. & S. Ann Arbor St.

Citizens Bank, Harmon House, brick hotel, Schneider Saloon, Union Block

East on Michigan to Old Creek Drive

Downtown,  Interurban,  American House,  Presbyterian Church,  Holy Trinity Lutheran Church,  Davenport-Curtiss House, Five Points

East Henry to South Ann Arbor

Beverly Davenport’s House,  Early Saline homes

South Ann Arbor, Henry Intersection

Methodist Church, Baptist Church, Saline Phone Co.

West Henry

Early Saline homes, Schoolhouse, Orange Risdon’s house

Monroe Street

Cemetary founded c. 1825, Original location of Orange Risdon’s house,  Annin-Peoples House

West Michigan to Downtown

St. Paul’s Church, Saline Exchange, Lucius Pierce Saline Painter, Burkhart-Risdon Building, Time Capsule, First sawed wood and first commercial building in Saline downtown, today’s Brecon Grille