Rochester Hills Museum to host church tour

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be hosting a tour of churches affiliated with the establishment of Oakland University on Monday, April 29, 2013.  Tour cost is $ 25 for Museum members and $ 30 for nonmembers and includes lunch.  Registration and payment is available through the Museum website at and must be completed by Monday, April 15.

RochHillsMuseumUniversity Presbyterian Church property was once owned by Don Wilson, brother of Alfred Wilson whose MeadowBrook estate became Oakland University.  St. Luke’s Methodist was built in 1964 and moved its congregation to the area to service Oakland University.  St. John Fisher was built to serve Oakland University and its namesake harkens back to medieval England, and Five Points Community Church predates Oakland University and is named for its location at the intersection of five streets.

The tour will start at 9:00 a.m. at University Presbyterian Church, located at 1385 S. Adams Road.

For additional information, call the Museum at 248.656.4663.

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