Short History


1822 Deeds for Satterlee Farm recorded
  • Samuel and Susan Satterlee farm roughly 160 acres, initially living in a one-room log cabin
  • Entrance off of what is now Adams Road 
  • Samuel Satterlee was prominent in Bloomfield Twn. politics, became judge, attended territorial constitutional convention. See the following Newsletter article.
  • In about 1840, the Satterlee's built the Greek-revival house that is still standing.
  • Three generations of Satterlee's owned the farm "Five Oaks" ending with Mary Satterlee in 1925.
  • The Bloomfield Historical Society has a nice video on the family and house.
Satterlee House, 5 Oaks Satterlee House, "Five Oaks" on Adams Road

1925 Subdivision plats recorded
  • Originally an agreement between Mary Satterlee and the Dowling Land Company
  • Developed by Judson Bradway along with Bloomfield Village and six other Bloomfield subdivisions
    • The original "Eastover" development included three adjoining areas:  Eastover Farms (north of Long Lake Rd and easterly towards Adams Rd), Eastover Farms No. 1 (south of Long Lake Rd), and Eastover Farms No. 2 ( north of Long Lake Rd and westerly towards Squirrel Rd).
  • East Long Lake Road built around this time.
Highwood Hill, 1926 From 1927 Judson Bradway sales brochure, the Highwood Hill

1955 Homeowners Association incorporated

1989 New By-Laws approved

1999 Roads paved

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