The Roads Of Detroit
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Ever drive through Detroit and wonder where the name of the streets you travel on came from? You’re not alone! Detroit and its vast metropolitan area has a centuries-old rich, diverse history. The names of our streets weave a wonderful story that literally connects us all. Let’s take a drive!
Destination: Charlevoix Street
A tribute to the first historian of New France
Charlevoix Street is named after Pierre François Xavier de Charlevoix, 24 or 29 October 1682 – 1 February 1761) Charlevoix was a French Jesuit priest, traveller, and historian, often considered the first historian of New France, of which Detroit was once part of. This charming east-west road travels through the city’s far east side neighborhoods of West Village and Indian Village
Ye Old tap Room on Charlevoix st between Alter Rd and Wayburn St is a classic American neighborhood dive with a great vibe and massive beer selection.