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Week 9 Homework 7

Week 9 Homework 7

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Saline is popular for its annual CelticFestival, which attracts people fromall over the United States and its sistercity Brecon, Wales.
MICHIGAN
CONTACT
Saline City Hall
100 North Harris StreetSaline, MI 48176734.429.4907www.ci.saline.mi.us
Saline City Hallantiqueshopsinmichigan.com/washtenaw/saline.htm
FACTSFUN
Saline Welcome Signsalinedma.org
* Located in Washtenaw County* Population: 8,810* Area: 4.7 square miles* Racial makeup:95.69% White1.94% Asian0.56% African American0.32% Native American
0.05%PacicIslander
Mill Pond RockBy Saline Celtic FestivalThis photo was taken on July 16, 2010 using a CanonEOS Digital Rebel XT.www.salineceltic.org/media.html
Featured Events
* Saline Celtic Festival 5K* Music and Dance* Highland Athletics* Rugby* Textile Tent* Jousting/Sheepherding/Animals* Wee Folk Activities
Mayor
Gretchen Driskellmayor@cityofsaline.org734-429-4907Ext. 2213
Gretch Driskellwww.ci.saline.mi.us/?module=Page&event=Biography&personID=12
SALINE
Saline Signen.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Saline_Michigan_Sister_Cities_ sign.JPGMichigan_Sister_Cities_sign.JPG
 
Mill Pond Park:565 W. Bennett St.Curtiss Park: 440 W. Michigan Ave.
HISTORY
Before the 18th century,NativeAmericans traveled to what is nowSaline to hunt wildlife and gather saltfrom the salt springs they found nearby.In the 18th century,French explorerscanoed up to the area and alsoharvested the salt. They named thelocal river Saline, which means saltyor saline in French.Orange Risdon,a governmentsurveyor who is consideredto be the city’s founder, theresidents named the town
Saline,whichwasofcially
established in 1832.In 1875 Salinians built one of the city'smost famous landmarks,the Second-Empireframe, theCurtis Mansion. In 1931 the Village ofSaline became the Cityof Saline.
Curtis Mansionwww.detroithomemag.com/Detroit-Home/Winter-2007/Saline/Orange Risdonannarborundressed.com
SCHOOLS
Saline Area Schoolsis a public schoolssystem encompassing kindergartenthrough 12th grade. The school systemeducates roughly5,000students atseven facilities.Elementary Schools:* Woodland Meadows* Harvest* Pleasant Ridge* HeritageSaline Middle SchoolSaline High School:The high schoolis considered to be one of the mostextensive in Washtenaw County.
Saline High SchoolFront facade of the high school. Credit Molly Tippensaline.patch.com/listings/saline-area-schools-2#photo-6186125
DOWNTOWN
Downtown Saline has the charm of asmall town that continues to changewith the passing of each decade. Thearea is full of historic buildings over acentury old, combined with buildingsbuilt in the 1950’s and 1960’s.
Saline Farmer’s Market
Phone: (734) 429-3518salinefarmersmarket@comcast.net
PARKS & REC
The Saline Rec Center is a wonderfulfamily friendly Community Center.The Rec Center features a state of theart Cardio Fitness Room, a NautilusCircuit Room, a Free Weight Room,racquetball court, two pools, hot tub,gymnasium, lighted tennis courts, sandvolleyball, disc golf and Kids Cornerchildcare (free for members).
Curtiss Parkwww.ci.saline.mi.us/?module=Page&sID=parks--recreation--outdoor-parks--curtiss-parkThe Saline Farmers Market Credit Tran Longmoorehttp://saline.patch.com/articles/saline-farmers-market-on-the-move-today#photo-7281709Mill Pond Parkwww.ci.salinemi.us/?module=Page&sID=parks--recreation--outdoor-parks--mill-pond Saline Downtownsalinedma.org
Downtown Market - Parking Lot #4Hours: Sa 8a - 12n (May-Oct)
Saline Rec CenterCredit George Celmohttp://www.ci.saline.mi.us/?module=Page&sID=parks--recreation--recreation-center

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