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: Cadieux Road
A familiar name to Detroit’s Far East-Side
The Cadieux name is one https://www.genealogy.com/forum/surnames/topics/cadieux/174/ of lore in Detroit’s east-side neighborhood,Grosse Pointe. The earliest known Cadieux family were early 19th century, 3rd and 4th generation French settlers. Zoe Octavia Cadieux, b. 03/07/1852 is likely who the road is named for as this was the long, French-style lot belonging to “Mrs. Cadieux on an 1872 map.
If Belgian culture is up your alley, The Cadieux Cafe is a must! Since the days of prohibition,from Featherbowling to fine food, drink and entertainment, this is one of Detroit’s best neighborhood dives.