Introduction to Ferndale, Michigan
Around the time of World War I, Ferndale developed as a bedroom community for the workers in Detroit. Ferndale was at first incorporated as a village in 1918, but in 1927 it was reincorporated as a city.
Ferndale and nearby Attractions
- Fox Theater Building
- Ferndale Historical Museum
- Detroit Zoo
- Machpelah Cemetery
- Eastern Market
- Mapledale Park
Things To Do In Ferndale
Ferndale is located close to a number of historic sites and museums. The Ferndale Historical Museum is an ideal place to visit if one is interested in learning about the history of the area. The Detroit Zoo and the city's parks, including Wilson Park, Roosevelt Park, Wanda Park, and the Mapledale Park make for fun family outings. The Eastern Market, with its shops and stalls, is another popular tourist haunt.
Detroit City Airport is nearby.
Ferndale Higher Education
Institutes offering higher educational opportunities to residents of Ferndale include the Lawrence Technological University, the University of Phoenix-Detroit Campus, and Macomb Community College.