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Fire truck museum

By guest Isabelle Schultz It was a deal they couldn’t refuse. Henry Ford, himself, would actually give the Milan Fire Department a snappy new 1938 Ford fire truck in exchange for the department’s old truck which he wanted to display at his Green Field Village Museum in Dearborn. On his visits to Milan Ford had […]

MILAN HAS A RESIDENT EAGLE

MILAN HAS A RESIDENT EAGLE

By Milan Eagle Media Marilee Riley says this eagle is very elusive. Driving on Canfield St. January 12 was only the third time in seven years that she’s seen the eagle. She thinks it’s about 3 feet tall and wonders if it lives on the island in Ford Lake. Not knowing when a photo opportunity […]

Fun at Milan fair

Fun at Milan fair

PHOTOS BY MICHAEL CHARTER 67TH ANNUAL MILAN COMMUNITY PARADE, FAIR & FIREWORKS Thursday’s Parade officially kicked off the Milan Fair June 2, 3 and 4 followed by carnival rides, games, food court, fireworks on Friday night launched above Ford Lake in downtown Milan,. Artisan Market with over 20 vendors, Philli & Henry Magic Show and […]

Cleaning up the town

Cleaning up the town

By Joyce Ervin Spit and polish described the activity in Milan on Saturday, April 30 when resident volunteers and organizations gathered to spiff up the city.  This was Milan’s second Community Spring Clean-Up day. The event kicked-off with pastries, coffee and hot chocolate compliments of Morning Owl Coffee Corp. and Co-Milan.  Volunteers arrived with rakes, brooms and […]

HISTORY: Rotary members at early Milan Free Fair

HISTORY: Rotary members at early Milan Free Fair

By Martha Churchill The Milan Rotary Club started the “Free Fair” in 1948 selling hot dogs and hamburgers. There were horse riding events, cooking competitions, and activities for the children, patterned after state fairs. Someone took a photo of three co-chairs of the Free Fair, probably soon after the fair was started. On the left […]

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