MotorCities National Heritage Area
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Lakes and Attractions

No stop in the entire Detroit United Railway (DUR) trolley system was more popular than the Orchard Lake stop located here. People who came here for day tips from Detroit could walk to Orchard Lake for activites such as fishing and swimming. In addition to fun at the lake, the trolleys also brought cadets to the Michigan Military Academy for their classes and drills, until it closed in 1908.