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Ypsi 200: Ypsilanti Bicentennial


Thank you for joining us in 2023 to celebrate 200 years of Ypsilanti's incorporation! See the highlights below, and browse ways you can learn more about Ypsilanti's significant history.

Coming up in Washtenaw County in 2024: 

The Ann Arbor Bicentennial
 & the Dexter Bicentennial

Discover more history:

1973 Ypsilanti Time Capsule Revealed!

On July 4th, 2023. the bicentennial commission opened the Sesquicentennial time capsule buried in 1973.  Included were paper materials including Ypsilanti postcards, newspapers, a sesquicentennial bumper sticker, an ID, a Nicky's Place Coney Island menu, and much more. Browse some of these items at the Ypsilanti Historical Museum now on display.

Bicentennial Merchandise

Ypsilanti Bicentennial Merchandise

Your bicentennial merchandise is here! Choose from grey or blue T-shirts, long sleeves, and sweatshirts commemorating 200 years. Order yours today! Click here to order merchandise.

YpsiWrites: Love Letters to Ypsilanti

All ages of the Ypsilanti community celebrated their city by creating love letter postcards for why they love Ypsi, and what makes this area so special. Browse some of the unique artwork and read on! 

Thank you to all who made the Ypsilanti Bicentennial a special year! 

Woodruff Sponsors
Destination Ann Arbor Ypsi Real Eastern Michigan University logo
Starkweather Sponsors
Herbal Solutions Washtenaw County Government
The Real McCoy Sponsors

Bank of Ann ArborYpsilanti DDALiUNA Local 499!
Aray Sponsors
DTE logo  IBEW local 252 logo Ladies literary club logo Anishinaabek caucus logo

Gilbert Sponsors

This, That & the ODDer thingsthe rocket logo  Newton of Ypsilanti logo  Flo-Mar Apartments