This page is intended to promote businesses and enterprises operating within Freedom Township, and to encourage both residents and visitors to patronize their services when possible.

If you wish to have your business promoted on this page, or have a link established to your existing web page, please let Clerk Valisa Bristle know and provide information to her at or by phone at 734-428-7545 ext. 2.


The Pleasant Lake Inn, was located on the north shore of Pleasant Lake, has had many owners and incarnations since its construction in 1880. This view shows the inn in the late 1920s or early 1930s. The Pleasant lake Inn was destroyed by a fire in 2015.



1. Margaret Shaw - Folk Art and In-Home Elder Care Assistance 
Margaret Shaw is a township artist specializing in American primitive folk art painting on salvaged materials. See her web page at
Margaret also works in needlework patterns at

Recently, Margaret began a new service, offering non-medical, in-home elder care assistance. She is an independent care giver providing services throughout Manchester, Chelsea, Dexter, Saline and Ann Arbor. Please contact her at 734-417-2385 or via her web site

3. Fredonia Grocery
Our local grocery in the center of Fredonia provides an assortment of food and beverage items. It also serves as a drop-off point for the Manchester District Library, and has available videos and DVDs for rent. Address is: 11515 Pleasant Lake Road, at Lima Center Road.
Hours are: Monday - Saturday: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM; Sunday: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
Phone number is: (734) 428-8960.


4. Alber Orchard & Cider Mill
Our local orchard and cider mill is open September through Thanksgiving, and is located at 13011 Bethel Church Road at Eisman. Award-winning cider and other fall treats are available. Phone 734-428-9310. To view their web site, click here.


5. Frank Cianciolo
Frank Cianciolo, a township resident, builds custom furniture in a variety of styles, and also repairs furniture. Cabinets and tables are a specialty. Styles include Queen Anne, Shaker and primitive. He has over 20 years of experience. Phone number is 734-475-2473. See his  website for further details and examples of his work.

6. Organizing Concepts
Sara Bassett, a township resident, is a professional organizer who helps people organize their homes and offices. Services include clutter control, paper management/computer files and space planning. Call her at 734-428-7200


7. Double L Construction, L.L.C.
Larry Lindemann owns and operates this general contracting, deck and siding business. He is a member of the WWBA.

13500 Pleasant Lake Road
Manchester, MI 48158
Phone: 734-428-9687
Cell: 734-417-1961
Fax: 734-428-9687
License 2102174198
Insured through Auto Owners

 St. Thomas Lutheran Church 

St. Thomas Lutheran Church is located at 10001 W. Ellsworth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, at the intersection of Haab Road in Freedom Township.

Our phone number is 734-663-7511.

Established in 1842, St. Thomas Lutheran Church is the oldest Missouri Synod Church in Michigan. The congregation, which began meeting in the home of Thomas and Anna Roth, continues to minister to the surrounding community from the same site where it began over 165 years ago.

Come join us for Sunday service at 10:00 AM.

The church maintains a web site with complete information at

9. James D. Coval Construction, L.L.C.
Jim Coval owns and operates this construction firm specializing in pole barns, garages, decks and concrete. He is located at:
8971 Textile Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Phone: 734-216-7041


10. Groomin' & Cruisin' Mobile Pet Salon 

Groomin' & Cruisin' is owned and operated by Earl, James and Cat Meyer of the Hilltop Farm of Freedom. They do all breed dog and cat grooming, and AKC approved trims for dog/cat shows. They are located at:

6265 Schneider Road
Manchester, MI 48158

Phone:  734-368-1890

View their web page for more details at


11. Christopher Bragg Ceramic Works

Chris Bragg creates custom ceramic pieces. For details, contact him at:

Christopher Bragg
3050 Haab
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

Phone: 734-665-3983


12. The Bridgewater Vet - William K. Wellman, D.V.M.

The Bridgewater Vet is owned and operated by township resident William Wellman. The veterinary service offers a clinic, surgery and walk-in hours. Low cost spay neutering is also available. The vet is located at:

8741 Waterworks Road
Saline, MI 48176

Phone: 734-429-5889

Bill is also a "A Piper of Distinction", offering bagpiping for your most solemn and celebratory occasions. Contact him for these services at 734-944-1337.

In addition, he is an author and publisher under the firm Queen's Knight Publishing.


13. Barrett Paving Materials, Inc. 
An existing sand and gravel extraction operation, located at 12225 Pleasant Lake Road at Fletcher Road. View their web site here.

For questions or comments, call the quarry at 734-428-8339.


14. American Aggregates of Michigan, Inc., a subsidiary of Edward C. Levy Company
A new sand and gravel extraction operation at 9985 Pleasant Lake Road, east of Schneider Road. Dale Sawyer is the local contact, and may be reached at, or by calling the Freedom Plant office at 734-944-1189. View their web site here.



15. Stoneco of Michigan (Burmeister Site)
An existing sand and gravel extraction operation on Steinbach Road, south of Pleasant Lake Road. The company is headquartered in Ottawa Lake, MI. For questions or emergencies, contact Stoneco at 734-241-8966.


16. Thompson-McCully (now Michigan Paving & Materials)
A sand and gravel operation with permitted properties in the township. Visit their web site here.




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