On one side of Southgate were the older, ethnic neighborhoods which created Milwaukee to the north and east, and on the other were vast expanses of immense suburban growth to the south and west.
Also, Southgate was placed directly on Highway 41 (27th Street), which was then the major thoroughfare from Chicago on up to Green Bay and all points in between before freeways took over.
Founded as a village in 1854 (deeded by John Biddle to Eber Ward, et al.
on December 12, 1854), Wyandotte was incorporated as a city, and granted a charter by the State of Michigan, on December 12, 1866, with the first city election held in April 1867, thus making it the oldest incorporated city in Wayne County other than Detroit.
Usually she is seen alone, but sometimes witnesses report seeing a ghostly death scene re-enacted...
Others report seeing nothing at all but hearing the killer's shouts of rage followed by the victims' screams of agony...
Some people have reported stopping to try to communicate with her, but she always disappears or runs into the woods where she cannot be followed (due to the thick brambles that inhabit the area).