Rochester time-travels through artifacts found in downtown makeover

Now that the construction has wrapped up, findings from the latest Main Street makeover are on display at the Rochester Hills Public Library—taking residents and visitors on a journey through history. “They were thinking they were going to find all kinds of things,” June Hopaluk, of the Rochester Historical Commission said, “they didn’t find a lot.” But below layers of concrete and early 1900 bricks, several wells, gas tanks and coal bins were unearthed during last year’s project. And … [Read more...]