8511 East Lansing Rd. , Durand, MI, US, 48429

  • Phone: (989) 288-0638
  • Fax: (989) 288-0563
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  • Attractions

    »Lovejoy Cemetery

    Located on the outskirts of Durand, along Prior Road is the Lovejoy Cemetery. Established in 1856, the cemetery is maintained well over the years. It is also home to the Wallace Circus Train Wreck Memorial which remembers the circus employees who lost their lives in the 1903 train accident. Over twenty circus workers were killed in the disaster, out of which six unclaimed deceased people are buried here. 

    8000 Prior Road
    Durand, MI 48429

    »UAW Sitdowners Monuments & Memorial Park

    Located on the Atherton Road in Flint is the Sit-Downer's Memorial Park, dedicated to the workers of General Motors who participated in the Sit-Down Strike of 1936. The park features bronze monuments depicting an actual scene during the monumental strike. At one end are the men, sitting down and at the other end are the women rebelling against the tyranny of factory owners. Commissioned by the United Auto Workers (UAW) and designed by ace sculpture Janice Trimpe, the park is significant not only marking one of the first sit-down strikes in the United States, but also the progress of labor unions and eventual beginning of the human resource departments.

    1940 West Atherton Road
    Flint, MI 48507

    »Kettering Alumni Collection of Industrial History

    Established in 1974, this unique collection of William Crapo Durant, the founder of General Motors, focuses on the people who created and shaped American industry. You may browse through this collection of economic, industrial, and business history which is the largest collection of automotive papers in the nation.

    1700 West Third Avenue
    Flint, Michigan 48504

    »Flint Children's Museum

    Flint Children's Museum exists to inspire discovery, learning and imagination through exploration and hands-on play. Their museum serves as an indispensable resource for families and educators, helping to create a broad community network devoted to their children's development and learning. The museum features over 40 hands-on educational exhibits where one may shop for groceries at Smart Mart, make a pizza at Frac-tions Pizza Parlor, dress up and perform at Center Stage, and much more. The perfect location for birthday parties, field trips, playgroups, and family outings.

    1602 West University Avenue
    Flint, Michigan 48504

    »Weather Ball

    The iconic Weather Ball in Flint celebrated its 50 years in 2007. Almost a landmark in itself, the famous weather-predicting device is visible clearly on Flint's skyline from most directions. Located on the Saginaw Street over the Citizens Bank Building in the Downtown area, the Weather Ball also has nursery rhymes dedicated to it. The lights are on in the evenings making it a great model for pictures.

    328 South Saginaw Street
    Flint, MI 48502

    »Whaley Historical House

    The Victorian period of the late 1800's is perfectly preserved at this historic house that is filled with family heirlooms from prominent figures in Flint

    624 East Kearsley Street
    Flint, Michigan 48503

    »Flint Public Library

    Founded in 1851, this public library hold one of the largest collections in Michigan that chronicles the history of the area from pioneer days through the boom times of the auto industry to the present. The library is also home to the second largest open stack genealogical collection in Michigan and they are a Federal Depository Library for government documents.

    1026 East Kearsley Street
    Flint, Michigan 48502

    »First Baptist Church of Grand Blanc

    The First Baptist Church of Grand Blanc is a noted historic church on South Saginaw Street in Grand Blanc, Michigan. It was constructed in 1851. The Sunday School and Bible study are fine programs arranged to impart Biblical knowledge. Built in the Greek Revival style of architecture, the church building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.

    6106 South Saginaw Street
    Grand Blanc, MI 48439

    »McFarlen Library

    The largest library branch in the Genesee District, this 12,500 square foot library carries over 100,000 volumes including books, CDs, periodicals, videos, and audio cassettes. Internet access, business periodicals, newspapers, and personal computers are also available.

    515 Perry Road
    Grand Blanc, Michigan 48439
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