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Wright Township, Michigan
In 1835 it was an impenetrable beautiful forest. The name of the township was changed from Canaan to Wright by act of legislature February 24, 1844. The name Wright was in honor of Honorable Silas Wright, a Democratic leader of New York State.
An early settler of Wright Township was William Brewster, a descendent of Elder William Brewster, a well-known member of the band of pilgrims on the Mayflower. He came to Wright Township in 1841.
For more historical information about Wright Township in Hillsdale County please check out History of Wright Township.
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