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Clerk/Register Of Deeds
Fred Miller
120 N Main, Mount Clemens, MI 48043
(586) 469-5120

Spring Hill Farm and the Beacon Tree

If you have visited River Bends Park in Shelby Township, you have set foot upon land that has quite a history. It was used by the federal government as a defensive weapons launch facility in the ’50s, and prior to that, it was owned by Joe Louis, the famous boxer, who set up a restaurant and night club on the property. But well before Joe Louis purchased the property, it was owned by Peter and Sarah Lerrich, who settled there around 1835.

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