Cadillac Square Detroit, Michigan, c.1913

Cadillac Square Detroit, Michigan, c.1913

The caption reads: Cadillac Square looking West, Detriot, Michigan

The printed note on the reverse side: CADILLAC SQUARE, LOOKING WEST FROM COUNTY BUILDING, DETRIO, MICH.
Cadillac Square runs east from Camus Martius to County Building and was named after the founder of Detroit, Antoine Laumet De La Mothe Cadillac     Cadillac chair is located on the West, which was formerly the site of the Old City Hall, built in 1835 and occupied until 1871 as the seat of Civic Authority. Cadillac arrived in Detroit July 24th, 1701. On that day, under the patronage of Louis XIV, and protected by the Flag of France, the City of Detroit, then called Fort Pontchartrain, as founded.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: I will be home to-night sometime. I wish you success what ever you undertake Good bye From your friend John Jackson

Note from John Jackson to Moses Friedman sent on September 6, 1913.

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RG 75, Series 1327, box 83, folder 3876