Redbud Reveal and Antiques and Collectibles Sale at the Haven Hill Gate House and Edsel Ford Barn
The Friends of Highland Recreation Area are once again proud to announce the “Redbud Reveal”, a season-opening event at Highland State Recreation Area in Highland/White Lake, Michigan.
To celebrate the arrival of the 2016 spring and summer season, the Reveal will be held from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm on Saturday, May 14, (rain date Sunday, May 15). Visitors are encouraged to come and see the beautiful and historic Haven Hill section of the Highland State Recreation Area which includes the historic Haven Hill Gate House, the Edsel Ford Barn, the picturesque Carriage House, and the Haven Hill Lodge footprint up on Haven Hill. At 1:00 pm, FOHRA President Mr. Dick Russell will give a public address highlighting the Friends group’s recent activities and event plans for the coming year. Light refreshments will be served on the lawn around Edsel and Eleanor Fords’ wonderful estate entrance. Come on out and join area residents to see if the redbuds are in bloom at Haven Hill!
2016 Antiques and Collectibles Sale
A selection of collectible items for you and your home will be presented on the grounds of the Edsel Ford Barn at Edsel and Eleanor Ford’s former Haven Hill Estate. The Sale event will be held during the “Redbud Reveal” spring season-opening event on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 10 am until 4:00 pm at Highland State Recreation Area. The historic barn is undergoing renovation by the park’s Friends Group, and is located in the Recreation Area between Duck Lake and Bogie Lake Roads on the south side of the highway at 5200 Highland Road (M-59), White Lake. Once inside the park please follow the signs to the event and Sale.
All proceeds from the sale of donated items benefit the Friends of Highland Recreation Area and their restoration efforts at the former Haven Hill Estate. Michigan DNR requires Recreation Passport for state park entry.
Visit www.fohravolunteers.org/sale for more information.