Central Avenue, Belle Isle, Detroit’s principal recreation spot is an island in the Detroit river connected with the city by a bridge 8 feet less than half a mile in length.
It comprises 702 acres, is over __ miles long and boasts over 20 miles of fine macadan roadway which completely circles and frequently intersects it. A fine zoo, aquarium, horticultural building, swimming, and sailing pavilions, casino, and boat livery are in connection. The city has expended over $1,500,000 on it since its purchase in 1879.
Post marked, Redford, Mich. Nov 28, 1910. To Mrs Effie [Lee] Weaver, 94 Tireman Ave. Detroit, Michigan.
“Redford, Mich. Nov 29. ’10. Aunt Effie [Effie Lee Weaver], Uncle Willie [Lewellyn Lee] is better. We haven’t heard from Mrs. Gray since yesterday. She was about the same. Mr. Douglas is failing. Uncle Willie was there this morning. Don’t suppose Lee [Weaver] has got home. Wasn’t that bread good you took home? Estelle [Wright]”
Now that is packing a bunch onto a single post card! The Gray and the Douglas families were neighbors of the Lee family in Southfield.