Fort Wayne can be found in West Jefferson and, dating back to 1840, is rightfully named Historic Fort Wayne.A tour of the site includes exploring the old military barracks, dry moat and tunnel as well as the impressive parade ground and the long stone building which was once the Commanding Officer’s House.The Henry Ford Museum, although not entirely focused on Ford himself is still very aptly named as it focuses on the technological and industrial inventions and achievements of the United States throughout history.Some of the most notable exhibits within the museum are the very first steam locomotive, built in 1829 by George Stephenson, the car in which John F Kennedy was assassinated and of course the first ever Ford car.If you are still in doubt of whether to visit the city, here is our list of the best things to do in Detroit to whet your appetite: Situated in the Detroit River, Belle Isle is a relatively small island measuring about 3 miles in length and only a mile wide, there is however plenty to keep visitors to the island entertained.The parkland on the island is stunning and is a great pace for hikers to enjoy a long walk, the island also has facilities for a number of other sports.The city of Detroit may not be on top of everyone’s “to see” lists in the United States, in fact many citizens of the States will think you crazy if you confide in them your plans to visit the city.
Detroit has had an eventful history and played an important part in the industrial age in the United States.
This small museum on West Grand Boulevard packs in a lot of history.
Between the years of 19 Motown records were produced here and the studio was home to many a legend including Marvin Gaye who recorded a number of hits here.
After enjoying the terrain and the scenery, why not visit the island aquarium or the Great Lake Museum which features models and other artifacts to explore the history of commercial shipping on the Great Lakes. It is the largest of its kind in the world and is one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in the United States.
The temple, which is located on Temple Avenue and built from fine Indiana limestone, has three main areas to explore: the ritualistic tower, the so-called Shrine Club and the auditorium.