Mayfield Michigan

Grand Travese County


Mayfield township was organized by the board of supervisors in November, 1867. It now embraces the following territory: Township 25 north, range 11 west. Thomas Wynkoop was the first supervisor.

This is one of the best townships of farming lands in the county. There are two postoffices in the township: Hannah, on section 5, and Bartlett, on section 18. There is one Roman Catholic and one Free Methodist church in the town. The townhas five school-houses and a town hall, the latter worth six hundred dollars. There are three saw-mills in the town that give employment to about fifty men.
(Sprague's history of Grand Traverse and Leelanaw counties, Michigan edited and compiled by Elvin L. Sprague and Mrs. George N. Smith 1903)



Mayfield, MI (Traverse City Dam) (1920s) - Contributed by Paul Petosky