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Battle Alley Marker & The Historic Holly Hotel image, Touch for more information
By Joel S., August 13, 2010
Battle Alley Marker & The Historic Holly Hotel
Michigan (Oakland County), Holly — L0602 — Battle Alley
This historic district was once the scene of frequent brawls. In 1880, an uproar between local rowdies and workers of a traveling circus rendered so many bruised, beaten, and jailed, that this street was thus named "Battle Alley." Carry A. Nation, . . . — Map (db m34527) HM
Michigan (Oakland County), Holly — L0832 — Crapo Park
Henry Howland Crapo (1804-1869)--wealthy lumberman, Republican, state senator (1863-64) and governor of Michigan (1865-68)--owned prosperous lumberyards in Holly, Fenton and Flint. Lumber and railroads were essential elements in the development of . . . — Map (db m34494) HM
Michigan (Oakland County), Holly — L1261 — Holly's Town Hall
Holly's Town Hall has been a center of community activity since it was built in 1892. Holly Township in Oakland County was formally organized in 1838, and the Village of Holly was incorporated in 1865. The two local governments decided to join . . . — Map (db m34541) HM
Michigan (Oakland County), Holly — This is the Site of the Holly Milling Co. 1845-1910 A Look Back At What Once Was —
Beginnings of a Settlement Settlers were attracted to the southern end of Holly because of the Shiawassee River. In the early 1820's, Ira C. Alger arrived to establish the first settlement. In 1843, Alger dammed the river at the border of . . . — Map (db m142293) HM

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