The Village Center

The Village Center (HM1LMN)

Location: Farmington, MI 48336 Oakland County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 28.037', W 83° 22.586'

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Two Indian Trails crossed at this point: the Orchard Lake Trail running north and south, and the Shiawassee Trail running east and west. In 1824, a Quaker settlement began to develop around this point. In the 1850's, the settlement expanded southward towards Farmington Road and Grand River Avenue intersection to what is now the Farmington Central Business District. The community incorporated into a village in 1867, and adopted a City Charter in 1926.
The First Baptist Church, located on this site, was organized in 1826. The original structure was built in 1861, and is still in use as a church.
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HM NumberHM1LMN
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Year Placed1976
Placed ByFarmington Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 at 2:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 304630 N 4704396
Decimal Degrees42.46728333, -83.37643333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 28.037', W 83° 22.586'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 28' 2.22" N, 83° 22' 35.16" W
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Area Code(s)248, 313, 734
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 33346 Shiawassee St, Farmington MI 48336, US
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