Month: December 2015

William C. Boydell and the development of Detroit industry

Adjoined to the venerable Cass Café is another relic from the area’s Gilded Age halcyon days. It is the home of William C. Boydell, one half of the Boydell Brothers. Born in Stafford, England in 1849, the Boydell family relocated to London, Ontario before finally settling in Detroit five years later. In 1876, William and …

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