Ypsilanti Gleanings, Winter 2005
Publisher: Ypsilanti Historical Society
Date: Winter 2005
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Official publication of the Ypsilanti Historical Society, featuring historical articles and reminisces of the people and places in the Ypsilanti area.
In This Issue:
Lost Ypsilanti — The Starkweather Fountain: There has been a
great deal of speculation regarding the disappearance of this fountain which was donated to the City
Lucy Osband — the Forgotten Lady: Lucy Osband and her husband William”…influenced the life of this part of the country for half a century.”
Preston Thomas Tucker: Preston Tucker lived the “American Dream” and spent many years in Ypsilanti.
First Baptist Church of Ypsilanti: The First Baptist Church of Ypsilanti dates back to 1828.
Phyllis Diller's Time in Ypsilanti: Several Ypsilanti residents remember Phyllis Diller when she lived in Ypsilanti before she achieved stardom.
The Campbells — Jewels and Insurance: Bill Nickels reports on the history of Betty and Jim Campbell in Ypsilanti and their many contributions to the community.
Antique Mini-Lamps on Display in Museum: This collection of unique mini-lamps will be on display through the Christmas holidays.