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FACTS ABOUT MACOMB TWP.

  • Founded: 1834
  • Population: 88,000 (2018)
  • Area:  36.3 square miles

Per a Macomb Daily article from July 2018, Romeo Plank was the road to everywhere.  The famous Romeo Plank Road was an extremely important road to the developing township in the past. It was actually called ‘Plank Road’ for many years because it used to be made of nothing but wooden planks. This road was significant because it was the main route that all farmers took. So many people traveled along this road it was turned into a toll road.

In fact, for many years the road was simply made out of wood, it was only paved in the last 50 years.

The early founders of Macomb Township arrived in the early 19th century in search of flat and fertile farmland, like that near the Clinton River. Many of these early settlers were of German descent, and the German influences remain today. The Township of Macomb was officially approved by the Legislative Council on March 7, 1834.

The township was named in honor of General Alexander Macomb, who was a highly decorated veteran of the War of 1812; his successful mercantile family owned most of Macomb County at one time.

Macomb Township was also a large part of the lumber and logging industry of Southeast Michigan in the late 19th century and early 20th century. Logs would be transported south from Wolcott Mill in Ray Township, down the Middle Branch Clinton River to sawmills.

From website https://kids.kiddle.co/

 

 

 

 

 

Where to Eat in Macomb Twp

Top 2 Favorite Restaurants in Macomb Twp

 

 

 

 

 

The Story of Aspen Restaurant

Located right on the Hall Road corridor Aspen Restaurant has an amazing history.  Aspen wasn’t built on the location where it currently sits, it was moved from a different location.  In 1994, on Conger Bay Drive in Harrison Township,  a place called Gar Wood’s Bayview Lodge was nested just off the banks of Belvedre Bay.  This location entertained guests with great music, fantastic food, and spectacular family first service.  Whether you got there from land or by water, Gar Woods was the place to be for families, friends and businesses.  In October of 2002, Gar Woods said goodbye to the Belvedre Bay and moved, by truck, to its current location, 20333 Hall Rd., Macomb Twp, MI.  Whether you’re looking for a restaurant, a banquet center, a caterer or somewhere to meet friends for an evening drink, Aspen has every angle covered.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Testa Barra Unique Dining Experience

Nestled in the Waldenburg Plaza and located at 48824 Romeo Plank Road in Macomb Twp, MI, Testa Barra is an upbeat restaurant with an inspired spin on modern Northern Italian cuisine. There is nothing like the taste of their unique thin, hand-tossed pizzas as well as scratch-made pasta variations.  If you are looking for a unique dining experience for everyone in your party, Testa Barra will check all the boxes. If you are looking for Special Event Dinners, cooking classes, catering or private rooms for your special occasion, Testa Barra will make it happen.  Enjoy fresh, seasonal ingredients purchased from local farmers; artisanal preparations including scratch-made pasta and hand-tossed pizza; inventive flavor combinations you can’t get elsewhere; sexy handcrafted cocktails; and dishes made for sharing.  Want to Read More about Testa Barra?  Read More

Things to do Macomb Twp

Schools, Parks and so much more!

Elementary Schools

Fox Elementary – 17500 Millstone Dr, Macomb, MI 48044

Ojibwa Elementary – 46950 Heydenreich, Macomb, MI 48044

Cheyenne Elementary – 47600 Heydenreich Rd, Macomb, MI 48044

Floyd Ebeling Elementary – 15970 Haverhill Dr, Macomb, MI 48044

Middle Schools

Iroquois Middle School – 48301 Romeo Plank, Macomb, MI 48044

Seneca Middle School – 47200 Heydenreich, Macomb, MI 48044

High Schools

Lutheran High North – 48301 Romeo Plank, Macomb, MI 48044

Dakota High School – 21051 21 Mile Rd., Macomb, MI 48044

Information from Niche.com.  To see the entire list of schools click here.


PARKS IN MACOMB TWP

Waldenburg Park

This beautiful park is located just East of Romeo Plant on the Northside of 21-mile road in Macomb Twp.  This 17-acre park has something for everyone, basketball courts, walking trails, picnic pavilions and so much more.  This park has an ADA-accessible children’s playscape and plenty of sitting areas to relax.  Click here to learn more about this park.

Macomb Corners Park

26 Mile Road Nature Reserve

 

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