The 2010 Annual Meeting is open to the public and we encourage you to attend. Hors D'oeuvres and soft drinks will be served starting at 6:30 pm. The meeting will begin at 7:00 pm. Come on out for a review of our 2010 activities in support of the wonderful Highland State Recreation Area and to hear of some of our plans for 2011. We will have some interesting Haven Hill materials on display for everyone to see.Read More
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Head on over to Waterford Historical Society's Log Cabin Days this Saturday and Sunday to celebrate the anniversary of Michigan's statehood. The Waterford Historical Society's Historic Village is located in Fish Hatchery Park @ 4490 Hatchery Road,Waterford, Michigan. Crescent Lake Road is a nearby cross street.
Make sure to visit the Friends of Highland Recreation Area booth to join our efforts at Highland State Recreation Area and to see some wonderful photos of our own "Log Cabin" the Edsel and Eleanor Ford Haven Hill Carriage House.
Walk the grounds of the Waterford Historical Society's Historic Village and see their original 1930's log cabin, Jacobers' General Store, a 1957 Grand Trunk Caboose, the Drayton Plains Depot, a water tower, Hardware Store, Print Shop, Carriage House, Dr.Dentist Office, Bakery, Barber Shop, and Millinery.
FOHRA members will be handing out fliers and information for this summers' Haven Hill Festival to be held Saturday, August 28 at the Goose Meadow in Highland State Recreation ARea. Drop on by and give us a shout!
Monthly meetings of the Friends of Highland Recreation Area continue in 2009 on the first Wednesday of every month. That'll be January 7, February 4, and March 4 for the first quarter. Open to the interested public. NOTE: The January FOHRA meeting is being held at the Proud Lake Recreation Area River Hawk Annex building on Wixom Road due to a scheduling conflict with the White Lake facility.
Meetings are held at the White Lake Community Hall on M-59 (Highland Rd.) across from the Township offices next to the fire department.
Come on out and support the Highland Recreation Area!
This historical building has been a wonderful location for our meetings and "in and of itself" is a great place to visit. Attend an FOHRA monthly meeting on the 1st Tuesday of each month and get to know the terrific members of our organization!
Note: Check our website at www.friendsofhighlandrec.org to confirm our meeting locations each month.