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History is preserved at Mill Race Historical Village, a gem of the Northville community. Beginning in 1972, the buildings were moved from other locations in Northville, or reconstructed on site, on land donated by the Ford Motor Company. The Village...more
I’ve lived in Northville for 3 years and love visiting Mill Race Village throughout the year to see it’s ever changing landscape. We always make sure to bring visitors here too.
Parking is easy, in a well maintained, paved lot. The Village can be accessed...More
Date of experience: January 2019
BusinessDirectorMRV, Business Director at Mill Race Village, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit to Mill Race Village. The Northville Historical Society is a small non-profit tasked with management and upkeep of Mill Race Village grounds and buildings and with bringing events that focus on Northville and Michigan...More
I have lived in Northville since 1970 and a visited this little village several times and really have enjoyed it. On Fourth of July they do some special events and they used to have a Civil War Era set up camp. They do host weddings...More
Beware that professional - commercial - photographers are not allowed to use this Mill Race Scenery without prior permission. That is why As a inexperienced- very beginner photographer I can take shoots of the family there without a problem.
It is wonderful that Northville has preserved some of it's history here. The town itself is filled with wonderful Victorian houses and restored store fronts but this park gives you a chance to step back in time. A good place to stop by and "smell...More
This is a really pretty park. There are several historic buildings that we wished had been open. The landscaping was really lovely and there appear to be several trails plus there is a scenic overlook by the water with picnic tables. We will try to...More
It is a nice stroll through history looking at all the historic houses. It is not huge and the buildings are most of the time closed. But if you have little kids you can walk through and then let them play at the playground next...More
Who would have thought that mere yards away from the hustle and bustle of the 21st century you could step back to the 19th century. This peaceful, quiet collection of 19th century buildings is beautiful. Strolling down the gravel roadway you see homes and buildings...More
This lovely park on the edge of the historic district brings a lot of historic Northville together in one place. We walked with friends reading the descriptions of the different building.