On the way back from Detroit I traveled down US Route 12, which was once an Indian trail. In 2001 it was designated a Michigan Historic Heritage Route.
In unincorporated Somerset Township in Hillsdale County near the Ohio border I came across a stately Italianate home.
Don't you just want to pull into the driveway? In this part of the Great Lakes State Route 12 is known as Chicago Road.
Here's a closer look at that gem. Patriots live inside--they have two US flags flying out front.
Morse-Scoville House, Constantine, Michigan