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In the mid 19th century, a stagecoach ride from Detroit to Chicago was a long and arduous five-day trip. Discover Michigan's agricultural and travel heritage through Sylvester Walker's stagecoach stop at a historic crossroads.
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- The Historical Significance of the CrossroadsTwo roads played an important part in Michigan's early development. They crossed at Cambridge Junction, where Sylvester and Lucy Walker assisted travelers at their tavern.
- Walker Tavern History at a GlanceA time line shows important dates in the existance of this historic site.
- Friends of Walker TavernLearn about this group of people who have a deep appreciation for the history and the promise of Walker Tavern Historic Site.
- Volunteer Opportunities at Walker Tavern Historic Site
TRAVEL & TOUR INFO
- Walker Tavern Historic Site Visitor InformationFind location, admission and other information to help plan your visit to this historic site.
- The Walker Wheels Base Ball ClubNo steroids, no gloves, no swearing . . . it's real baseball, played according to 1860s rules and conduct.
- Farmers MarketThe largest market of its kind in southeastern Michigan is right here at the historic crossroads.
- The Barn Exhibit at Walker TavernVisit the barn at Walker Tavern to see exhibits about Sylvester Walker's farm. Find out about roads and travel during the 19th century. Have fun with activities on the kids' pages.
- View the Online CalendarEvents at all Michigan Historical Museum System Lower Peninsula sites.
- Walker Tavern Historic Site - Early registration for Walker On WheelsTake advantage of discounted registration to participate in the annual exhibit of vintage vehicles at Walker Tavern Historic Site, Brooklyn.
- Walker Tavern Historic Site - Walker Wheels vs. Detroit Early RisersToday's game of vintage "base ball" is the Wheels home opener. May 10, 2014, at Walker Tavern Historic Site, Brooklyn. 1 p.m.
- Walker Tavern Historic Site - History PaloozaCelebrate the history of Michigan's Irish Hills region. May 24 and 25, 2014, at Walker Tavern Historic Site, Brooklyn. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.