Tag Archives: Tom Dodd

Commemorating the life of Tom Dodd by reintroducing smeet to Riverside Park

When Tom Dodd, beloved local teacher and editor of Ypsilanti’s Depot Town Rag, passed away earlier this month at the age of 78, his friends gathered at Frenchie’s to share memories and remember his influential life over beers… And, judging from the words on this plaque which just recently showed up in Ypsilanti’s Riverside Park, […]

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Introducing the Dusty Diary

Some of you may remember Laura Bien. Up until about a year ago, she blogged as the YpsiDixit. Well, I’m happy to report that she’s come out of retirement. Laura has launched an engaging new site dedicated to the research of local Ypsilanti history, mainly though the exploration of surviving first-person narratives. The site is […]

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