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Constructed in 1932, the Gibraltar Road–Waterway Canal Bridge is one of the most prominent canal bridges that dot the Gibraltar Road. A unique feature of this cantilevered-arch bridge is its unusual design, that was devised by the city's road commission in keeping with the aesthetic value of the surroundings.
The Jefferson Avenue – Huron River and Harbin Drive – Silver Creek Canal Bridges are two different bridges that share a single railing. The former is a larger bridge of 165 feet (50 meters) length, which consists of a two lane road. Whereas, the latter is a smaller bridge of 45 feet (13 meters). They were listed on the National Register of Historic Places together on February 10, 2000.
Considered as one of the finest attractions of the country, The Lab is a huge theme park that boasts of a scary expanse. From mutants to aliens and monsters, here you get to greet them all. Each and every step you take at this haunted space runs a chill down your spine. Usually frequented by those who want to experience the thrill of visiting a scary location, The Lab is full of people especially during Halloween nights. If you want to explore the paranormal world, then a visit to the Lab is a must.
The East River Road, above the North Hickory Canal, is home to the monumental bridge. It connects the Gross Ile township in Michigan to the Hickory island in the south. The bridge was constructed in 1945 and stands as a stern structure even today. Its area is approximately 0.9 acres (0.36 hectares) and it is 64 feet (20 meters) long. The strong concrete railings and embellishments add to its aesthetic beauty. The site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.
The Amherstburg Royal Naval Dockyard is the site where shipping vessels were built. General Hope, Candem, HMS Lady Prevost and many other ships were built here. It was also used as a base during the War of 1812, and is now declared as the National Historic Site of Canada.
Built by the British force in the beginning of 19th Century to protect the Canadian borders from American attack, Fort Malden National Historic Site of Canada is located along the river Detroit in Amherstburg. Today, the site comprises four buildings dating back to 1840 and an interactive exhibit that will help you take you back to the time when it served as an outpost for the British empire.
Aprroximately 15 miles (24.14 kilometers) away from downtown Detroit, Heritage Park in nearby Taylor city is a popular destination, especially in the spring and summer. This huge recreation park features many things that would entice you to visit this place time and again. A picnic area with grills and tables is just the perfect setting to start a lovely Sunday morning in a lovely way. Kids love coming here as well, enjoying a refreshing swimming session at the pool or simply getting all mud-decked, playing in the garden. There are historic buildings, a fishing pond, promenade and petting farm.
Waltz Road Bridge was built in 1924 over the Huron River to address the lack of a permanent crossing. Spanning 100 feet (30 meters), the bridge is a notable specimen of pony truss bridges of the time. Despite there being minor changes to the structure over the years, the bridge retains most of its original design features.
The George P. MacNichol House or the Ford-MacNichol House is a two and a half floored historic house located in Wyandotte in the state of Michigan. This lavish 32 room mansion was constructed in Queen Anne architecture style by Malcomson & Higginbotham in 1896. Over the years, ownership has changed hands and the house is now owned by the city of Wyandotte which operates it as a local history house museum.
The Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge is natural treasure trove that preserves islands, shoals, wetlands and much more. Here, you can enjoy the beautiful views and indulge in activities like boating and fishing. For exact details, check website.
This summer time attraction is a hit with families! People of all ages will love the lap pool and the lazy river, but children especially love the kid's Sprayscape and two water slides. If you get hungry just head to the laid-back Grille, which provides delicious refreshments. Open from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, Turtle Cove Family Aquatic Center is the perfect place to cool off.
The Romulus Historical Museum and Park are great places to go if you need a place to repose. There is an on-site gazebo and sitting areas located throughout the property. The growing museum's main goal is to preserve the local history and always welcomes any contributions from the community, be they artifacts or donations.