Daniel B. Eldred House

Daniel B. Eldred House (HM1AWX)

Location: Climax, MI 49034 Kalamazoo County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 14.282', W 85° 19.939'

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In 1835, New York native Daniel B. Eldred built this house, which is believed to be the earliest frame dwelling in Climax. Eldred's house, with its delicate Federal entrance, was the site of the first Climax Township meeting in 1838. Eldred first came to the area in 1831 with his father, Judge Caleb Eldred, to found a new settlement. He is credited with naming the area Climax Prairie because he said it "climaxed" the end of their search.
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HM NumberHM1AWX
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
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Marker NumberL1681B
Year Placed1990
Placed ByBureau of History, Michigan Department of State
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 12:39pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 637599 N 4677551
Decimal Degrees42.23803333, -85.33231667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 14.282', W 85° 19.939'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 14' 16.92" N, 85° 19' 56.34" W
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Area Code(s)269
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 212 E Maple St, Climax MI 49034, US
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