Cambridge Junction Historic State Park
|Cambridge Junction Historic State Park|
Location within the state of Michigan
|Nearest city||Brooklyn, Michigan|
|Area||80 acres (32.4 ha)|
|Governing body||Michigan Department of Natural Resources|
|Official name||Cambridge Junction|
|Designated||February 18, 1956|
Cambridge Junction Historic State Park is the site of the Walker Tavern, a major stopping place for stagecoaches traveling between Detroit and Chicago in the early nineteenth century. The visitor center and restored tavern with period furniture tell the story of taverns and stagecoach travel for early Michigan residents. The Barn Exhibit has displays about barns, roads and travelers at Walker Tavern in the nineteenth century.
The site is operated in cooperation with the Department of History, Arts and Libraries which is responsible for staffing the site with interpreters. The tavern is part of the Michigan Historical Museum System, and is open May through October.
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