Oakland County oldest building John W. Hunter House" - JRC-Oakland
Birmingham's John W. Hunter House, 556 W. Maple Road, is Oakland County oldest structure dated 1822. It served as home to Hunter, one of the county's earliest settlers and a Civil War veteran. The county will be celebrating its bicentennial in 2020 and a study group has made recommendations on how to mark the occasion. (Mark Cavitt/The Oakland Press)

Birmingham's John W. Hunter House, 556 W. Maple Road, is Oakland County oldest structure dated 1822. It served as home to Hunter, one of the county's earliest settlers and a Civil War veteran. The county will be celebrating its bicentennial in 2020 and a study group has made recommendations on how to mark the occasion. (Mark Cavitt/The Oakland Press)