The Old Mill at the Top of Oakland County

WILDER SIDE OF OAKLAND COUNTY

If it was not for springs bubbling up through the glacially sculpted hills of what is now the Ortonville State Recreation Area, and Kearsley Creek meandering through fertile woodlands, there might never have been a Village of Ortonville. And there certainly would not be an Old Mill Museum located at the β€œtop” of Oakland County. Brandon Township Supervisor Kathy Thurman described the mill to me this way last month, β€œThe Old Mill Museum is one of the finest gems in downtown Ortonville.” I agree. Continue reading