The Michigan Settlers Who Came from New York

The Burned-Over District: Revival, Reform and the Migration to Michigan, 1820-1850 Michigan settlers during the territorial and early statehood period in the early and mid-1800s came from western New York. Learn about them at the event on Tuesday, February 13, at 7:00 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Public Library. During this period, many considered western New York the Burned-Over District. This area was the epicenter for both the religious revival known as the Second Great Awakening … [Read more...]