DeHoCo Silos at the corner of Ridge and 5 Mile Roads

27 Jun

Corner of 5 Mile & Ridge Road. Built in 1920. This is one of the most visible landmarks that stands at the North West edge of Plymouth. It’s nickname is “DeHoCo” which stands for the Detroit House of Corrections. This was actually part of a working prison farm. A wood structure once adorned the front of these silos. This was used until 1931 when the prison was built down the street.

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3 Responses to “DeHoCo Silos at the corner of Ridge and 5 Mile Roads”

  1. Kathy Reilly July 4, 2013 at 11:30 PM #

    My mom used to live on Ridge Rd. when DeHoCo had a working farm. She said the used to walk down and talk to the prisoners.

  2. Braylord March 8, 2015 at 12:45 PM #

    It would have been funny if Judge Colombo had ruled that the defendants stay at the old House of Corrections for awhile!

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  3. Randy Greenwood October 28, 2015 at 7:11 PM #

    We just went by those last Sunday.

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