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Royal Oak Legend Has a Hand in Detroit's Newest Outdoor Attraction

The Detroit Historical Society Museum's Legends Plaza, unveiled today, has a few Royal Oak connections.

An outdoor exhibition honoring two dozen celebrities with Metro Detroit roots, including Royal Oak, was unveiled today at the Detroit Historical Museum.

The museum's Detroit Legends Plaza is its first outdoor attraction. The plaza features the concrete handprints of a wide range of sports and entertainment stars, including director/producer/writer Sam Raimi, who was born in Royal Oak in 1959. Raimi went on to direct the Evil Dead series and the blockbuster Spider-Man films.

It can also be noted that Raimi was a student of Royal Oak High School, route: {:controller=>"listings", :action=>"show", :id=>"royal-oak-high-school"} --> Interim Principal . Lindsay and wife Joanne help children with autism at

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