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 Valisa Bristle know and provide information to her at or by phone at 734-428-7545 ext 2.


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

1. Amy Kimball Photograghy

Amy Kimball, and I own and run a photography studio on our 70 acres family farm,



 2. Pleasant Lake Hardwoods 

Pleasant Lake Hardwoods provides locally grown hardwoods, sustainably managed and responsibly harvested. Several types and grades of wood are available, including native oak, cherry, walnut, and ash. Handcrafted products such as Leopold benches and walking staffs are also available. Owners Bob Miller and Peter Smith will be pleased to discuss your needs.

A full brochure may be viewed by clicking here.

Contact Bob Miller at 734-428-8222 or Address: 10955 Hieber Rd., Manchester, MI 48158.


 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 web site for further details and examples of his work.


6. 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


 7. 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


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

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.









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