brick museum and school house, large windmill and small wooden shed to the right of the windmill

Grass Lake

The Grass Lake Depot and Whistletop comes from the book "Whistlestop" written in 1941 by Maritta Wolff, who grew up in Grass Lake. It became a best seller and later a movie "Whistle Stop" starring George Raft and Ava Gardner. 


Learn the history from the 19th century at the Waterloo Farm and Dewey School Museum as you spend the day touring each of these iconic gems.

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A visit to Jackson is one you won't forget. It strikes the perfect balance of downtown excitement, rich history, natural beauty and outdoor fun.The Cascades are one of Jackson's most unique and spectacular attractions.  Taste and discover award winning wines in Southeast Michigan's Wine Region.