Historical Event Anniversaries

This page features Washtenaw County historical events anniversaries and programs and events to celebrate those anniversaries. Included are American Revolution Semiquincentennial Events.

Sesquicentennial Anniversary (150 Years)

Ann Arbor

Chelsea

Dexter

Manchester

Pittsfield

Salem

Saline

Ypsilanti

Washtenaw County

Bicentennial Anniversary (200 Years)

Ann Arbor

Chelsea

Dexter

Manchester

Pittsfield

Salem

. . . . . February 22, 1826 – First Land Patents Granted by The United States Federal Government to Samuel Mapes, Rufus Thayer, Royal Wheelock, David M. Scovell, Elkanah Pratt, Aaron Blood, And Joseph Dickerson.

Saline

Ypsilanti

Washtenaw County

United States Of America

. . . . . October 26, 1825 – Erie Canal is opened allowing easier transportation to Michigan.

American Semiquincentennial (250Years)