Northville in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Near this location… The Sanatorium Entrance
Maybury Sanatorium 1921-1969
This gate was the main entry used by most visitors to Maybury Sanatorium. The stone turrets on either side of the entrance reflected the castle theme of the Children's Camp located just up this roadway.
The park's paved roads, which are enjoyed today by hikers, cyclists and skiers, are the same winding roads laid out by Mr. Maybury for the sanatorium.
The roads extend "…over hills which afford an excellent view of the adjacent country; down into valleys seemingly hidden between the hills; and through woods as wild and rustic as nature intended them to be. These driveways will be open to the people of Detroit...to take advantage of this beauty spot which is theirs to enjoy."
-William H. Maybury
The Northville Record, Nov. 18, 1921
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1921.
Location. 42° 25.424′ N, 83° 30.801′ W. Marker is in Northville, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker can be reached from Eight Mile Road. Located on the historic trail of Maybury State Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 49601 Eight Mile Rd, Northville MI 48167, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Near this location… The Children's Camp (approx. 0.4 miles away); Near this location… The Children's Unit (approx. half a mile away); Maybury Sanatorium (approx. 0.6 miles away); Near this location... The Men's Annex (approx. one mile away); Near this location… The Nurse's Home (approx. 1.1 miles away); Near this location… The Powerhouse (approx. 1.1 miles away); Near this location… The Inn and Women's Dormitory (approx. 1.1 miles away); Near this location… The Administration Building (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northville.
More about this marker. This marker is one of a series on The Maybury Sanatorium which operated on the site of the state park from 1921-1969.
Also see . . . Maybury Sanitorium. Excerpt:
There isn't much left of it these days, aside from a couple scraps of rubble here and there in the woods. The beautiful wooded hills have been preserved for public recreation however, and it may be fondly remembered by most Metro-Detroiters as the one and only place that they ever rode a horse.(Submitted on July 22, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.)
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