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Capitol Park:: Historic Heart of Detroit Jack Dempsey

Capitol Park:: Historic Heart of Detroit

Jack Dempsey

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ISBN : 9781626193741
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160 pages
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Capitol Park is the only city park in America where a states first governor is buried. Its the birthplace of democracy in Michigan. Underground Railroad site. Streetcar and transit hub. Urban canyon. A block north of Detroits iconic Coney IslandMoreCapitol Park is the only city park in America where a states first governor is buried. Its the birthplace of democracy in Michigan. Underground Railroad site. Streetcar and transit hub. Urban canyon. A block north of Detroits iconic Coney Island restaurants. A symbol of the citys late twentieth-century decay, now a key part of its revitalization in a new millennium. Jack Dempsey, award-winning author of Michigan and the Civil War and president of the Michigan Historical Commission, uncovers tales of a uniquely inspirational public space that epitomizes the ups and downs of Detroits three centuries.