The Streets of Detroit
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|Taft Avenue||Probably named for Preisdent Taft.|
|Taft Place||Probably named for Preisdent Taft.|
|Tappan Avenue||Probably named for University of Michigan President Henry P. Tappan.|
|Taylor Avenue||Maybe named for President Taylor; or Israel Taylor, who was one of thirty leading Detroit citizens deported by General Proctor for criticizing the General's actions during the War of 1812.|
|Temple Avenue||Named for the Masonic Temple, which is located on it.|
|Tennessee Avenue||Probably named for the state of Tennessee.|
|Tennyson Avenue (HP)|
|There is also a Morang st. in Sterling Heights just south of M-59 and east||0|
|Thompson Avenue (HP)|
|Tireman Avenue||Joseph Tireman came from England to farm land located at the 'Tireman curve', on Tireman east of Livernois. |
Special thanks to Jack, for this and all of the other great info you've shared.
|Tonti Street||Named for Alphonse de Tonti (Tonty), Cadillac's first in command.|
|Trowbridge Avenue (Ham)|
|Trumbull Avenue||Named for the son-in-law of William Woodbridge. (this information was given as part of a neighborhood home tour; a new source tells me that it isn't accurate): William Woodbridge's wife, Julia, was the daughter of John Trumbull, so the street was named after the famous FATHER-in law, John Trumbull.|
Thanks to Geoff Brieger for the correction!
|Trumbull Avenue (HP)|
|Tuller Avenue (HP)|
|Tuxedo Avenue (HP)|
|Tyler Avenue (HP)|