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Downriver Cities

Ecorse, Michigan

Ecorse’s history began in the early 1700s, as it was first settled by French Habitants under Antoine Cadillac. In…

Flat Rock, Michigan

As with most of the land in Southeast Michigan, the area that today is known as Flat Rock had visitors long before…

Gibraltar, Michigan

Gibraltar may be small, but its impact in the Downriver community over the years has been huge. The area was first…

Riverview, Michigan

Riverview is one of the younger Downriver communities, as it is only 57 years old, but it does have a rich history…

Romulus, Michigan

Romulus did not incorporate as a city until 1970, but it had a lengthy history as a township and a territory before…

Southgate, Michigan

Southgate is another Downriver community that is on the younger side, but it still has a rich history. The people…