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Waterford Factoids - CSX City of the Week

Congratulations to Waterford, You're the WCSX City of the Week Waterford factoids: In the 1600’s, Waterford Township was a hunting and fishing ground for American Indians, primarily the Potawatomi and the Ottawa.  Waterford had many swamps and Indians did not live near swamps because of mosquitoes.  The Waterford hotel was built in 1841 by Stephen…

Video: South Lyon - City of the Week

City of the Week: South Lyon, Jun. 19, 2019 It's Wednesday WITCHES! City of the Week is in South Lyon at the Witches Hat Depot Find us everywhere: https://wcsx.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WCSXRocksTheD/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/wcsx Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/947wcsx/ City of the Week: South Lyon, Jun. 20, 2019 Working Lunch! City of the Week is in South Lyon exploring…

Video: Belleville - City of the Week

City of the Week: Belleville, Jun. 14, 2019 Strawberries are our JAM! City of the Week is kicking off Belleville's National Strawberry Festival presented by Meijer Find us everywhere: https://wcsx.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WCSXRocksTheD/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/wcsx Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/947wcsx/   City of the Week: Belleville, Jun. 12, 2019 Hot for Belleville! City of the Week is at the…

South Lyon Factoids - CSX City of the Week

Congratulations to South Lyon, You're the WCSX City of the Week South Lyon factoids: South Lyon was called Thompson’s Corners when it was founded in 1832. The city’s name was eventually changed to South Lyon after State Legislative Member, Lucius Lyon. Railroad ties!  The Grand Trunk Railroad ran through South Lyon until the early 1980’s.  The branch…

Belleville Factoids - CSX City of the Week

Congratulations to Belleville, You're the WCSX City of the Week Belleville factoids: The Belleville National Strawberry Festival kicks off Friday, June 14th and runs through the weekend! It began as a way for local farmers to celebrate their strawberry crops. The community was named in honor of landowner James Bell... the name is also the French word for…

City of the Week in Farmington

Donkey Kong, Ms. Pacman, and Q*bert were out in Farmington this week. However, you probably know them better as Joel Morgan, Donielle Flynn, and Steven the Cameraman. Between shooting games and shooting each other, they had a great time in the city!

Video: Farmington - City of the Week

City of the Week: Farmington, Jun. 6, 2019 FIRE! The City of the Week Crew is in Farmington for Archery Tag... What could go wrong? Doesn't matter... they signed waivers Find us everywhere: https://wcsx.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WCSXRocksTheD/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/wcsx Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/947wcsx/   City of the Week: Farmington, Jun. 5, 2019 City of the Week is One…

Farmington Factoids - CSX City of the Week

Congratulations to Farmington, You're the WCSX City of the Week Farmington factoids: Farmington was originally called Quakertown. It was named by the founder, Arthur Power who was a Quaker. Two years later, in 1826, Power changed the name to Farmington after his hometown, Farmington, New York. Town meetings were held in a variety of locations…

Video: Redford - City of the Week

City of the Week: Redford, May 24, 2019 Thank you for your service! The City of the Week crew stops by Redford Township Veterans Park to pay their respects. Find us everywhere: https://wcsx.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WCSXRocksTheD/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/wcsx Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/947wcsx/   City of the Week: Redford, May 23, 2019 The historic Redford Theatre! City of the…