Livonia Michigan trivia, fun facts, history

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Livonia Median family income   $72,720 (31% above national average

Almey Crab is Livonia's offical tree

Clyde and George Bently owned a Livonia landmark called the Old Dutch Mill until 1947.  George Bently was known as the "Turkey King of Michigan".  On Sunday afternoon the brothers sometimes sold over 20,000 eggs!!!!

 The size of Livonia, MI is approximately 35.7 square miles 

Livonia's Country Fresh Dairy makes Wendy's Frosty mix.

 Talk about a commute. A early Livonia resident Phineas Wilson (1803 - 1875) would walk to work in Detroit and only come home on the weekend.

Noble Bates opened "Bate's on the Boulevard" on February 14, 1959.  The white Bates Hamburger building is now a Livonia landmark.http://www.russravary.com

 Livonia's UPS and Fed EX regional hubs handle all Detroit metro packages

One of the first major industrial complex in Livonia, MI was the General Motors Hydra-Matic Transmission Plant on Plymouth Rd built in 1948.,  On August 12, 1953 the factory burned to the ground.  3 workers died fighting the fire and one Livonia firemen died of a heart attack.  The plant was then moved to Willow Run.

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Hey, Russ. That brings back pleasant memories of when I was helping Nextel build out cell sites in Michigan in late 1994. We were located in Farmington Hills, but we were building cell sites everywhere to make those stupid cell phones work. If I remember correctly, Livonia was one of the more difficult areas to get a cell site located. After a long day of work (7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.) we used to party at a place called Roosevelt's. Good times, good job, but not a career for me.

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I've been in Livonia many many times and for the life of me cannot remember seeing the Bates hamburger place.  Goodness!  I've led a sheltered life :-)

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