MotorCities National Heritage Area
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A Plank Road History: Gratiot Avenue and "The Junction"

Roads like the Gratiot Turnpike were made with framed, durable planks before concrete paved streets first appeared. For 2 cents, you could take your carriage, drawn by two animals, across the turnpike.


Address:
29777 Gratiot Ave.
Roseville, MI 48066