Pittsfield Grange #822 - Washtenaw County, Michigan
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US
N 42° 14.314 W 083° 46.299
17T E 271309 N 4679984
Quick Description: The Pittsfield Grange is the last remaining Grange Hall in Washtenaw County. It is located on Ann Arbor-Saline Road.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 4/26/2008 5:00:29 AM
Waymark Code: WM3NNN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug
Views: 77

Long Description:
In a Blog by Polygon the Dancing Bear at (visit link) He says this:
"The Pittsfield Grange, as it is usually called, organized in 1901, is the only survivor of a dozen or more Granges that used to exist in Washtenaw County.

Pittsfield Township used to be like many Midwestern rural townships, six miles square. In 1900, it had a population of 1,050; in 1950, it had 5,369; in 2000, despite having lost its northern section to city annexation, the population was up to 30,167. Indeed, it is one of the fastest growing communities in Michigan. I don't live in Pittsfield Township, myself, but in the adjoining city of Ann Arbor.

The Pittsfield Grange Hall, a simple white gabled structure resembling an old one-room schoolhouse, is located on what used to be a rural road between Ann Arbor and Saline."
County: Washtenaw

Chapter Name (number): #822

Is The Chapter Active?: Yes

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