History in your Backyard Program

Rochester Hills Museum to Host Tour of Lake Norcentra at Rochester College

Join BT Irwin for a tour of Lake Norcentra at Rochester College on Saturday, September 10 at 1:00 p.m. Museum Members are free, Nonmembers are $5 and all proceeds will be donated to Rochester College to aid in the preservation of this historic site.  Please register at rochesterhills.org/musprograms or 248.656.4663.

Lake Norcentra

Lake Norcentra

This site was originally home to Stanley Kubrick, a Detroit advertisement executive and Irish immigrant who built his business empire—and 20th century Detroit—shipping bricks, gravel, and sand from here. In the late 1800s, Eureka Fruit Farm employed as many as 85 workers here to make life sweet for Rochester families. Come discover the history hiding in Greater Rochester’s newest back yard: Lake Norcentra Park at Rochester College. The tour starts at 1:00 p.m. at the west end of the campus along Avon Road at the Gallaher Center building.  Feel free to drive or ride your bike on the Clinton River trail to arrive. Guests are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch and enjoy the area before the tour. 

Guests should wear comfortable walking shoes and bring their admission fee with them – all proceeds will be paid to Rochester College to aid in the preservation and promotion of Lake Norcentra.

About Rochester Media

Rochester Media publishes The Community Edge digital newsletter of recently posted articles from Rochester Media, a hyper-local news outlet covering all things in and around Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township. Send us you press releases and news happenings to editor@rochestermedia.com.

Speak Your Mind