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Jewish Historical Society of Michigan 

info@michjewishhistory.org or www.michjewishhistory.org


Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue

313-962-4047 or www.downtownsynagogue.org

Reconstructionist Congregation of Detroit

313-567-0306 or www.recondetroit.org


Sunday August 21, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

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Milliken State Park 
1900 Atwater St.
Detroit, MI

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A 15 mile ride through the streets of Detroit with 9 stops along the way

We are sold out!  Thank you for your interest. The event met was with such a great response that we are now at full capacity.  Send an email to info@michjewishhistory.org to get on our list for next year's event!

Sunday, August 21

8 a.m. Registration, first group of bikers departs by 8:15

Picnic in the park to follow!

Hop on!  The Jewish Historical Society of Michigan, the Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue and the Reconstructionist Synagogue of Detroit are leading the way through the streets of Detroit for a fun-filled morning of cycling, learning and bonding.  Our tour travels from the beautiful, new Milliken State Park on the Detroit River, along the Riverwalk and through the Dequindre Cut, a landscaped bike path once the Grand Trunk Railroad line and through the city to see such sites as the Hank Greenberg statue at Comerica Park, numerous former synagogues and buildings built between 1902 and the 1920s such as the United Hebrew School building built in 1922 and the new Moishe House on Ferry Street and the Oakland Avenue Schvitz.  Don’t miss this first-time event!  

Some of our tour stops include:

  • The Hastings Street, Oakland Ave., Boston/Edison areas
  • Lafayette Park neighborhood
  • Early United Hebrew School building (1922)
  • New Moishe House on Ferry St.
  • Ford Motor Company's Piquette St. Plant (1903)
  • Max Jacob's 19th century home on the campus of Wayne State University
  • The Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue 
  • The Reconstructionist Congregation of Detroit
Our thanks to Wheelhouse Detroit and M. Jacob and Co.

Limited bike rentals available through Wheelhouse Detroit.  You must reserve in advance.