There’s rich history in Oakland County, and the 13 Oakland County Parks are no exception!
Did you know…
- One of the Oakland County Parks was destined to become a gravel pit before it was acquired as park land?
- There are three park facilities that have Michigan Historical designations?
- One of the oldest structures in Waterford, MI is located at Waterford Oaks County Park?
- The Ellis Barn dates back to the 1800s and was integral in the development of Oakland County’s road system?
Addison Oaks has a rich history dating back more than 100 years. Its elegant and distinctive English Tudor-style manor home is set amidst dramatic willows and surrounded by a formal flower garden.
Oakland County is fortunate to have many historical societies and commissions which have accumulated a wealth of information.