Michigan Central Freighthouse Historical

Michigan Central Freighthouse Historical (HM1V7I)

Location: Ypsilanti, MI 48198 Washtenaw County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 14.817', W 83° 36.628'

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The Michigan Central Railroad (MCRR) came to Ypsilanti in 1838, transforming the farming community into a transportation center. This Italianate structure, built in 1878, increased the freight-handling capacity of the MCRR's Ypsilanti complex. Goods and produce were shipped across the U.S. and Canada. In 1979 the city acquired the building, opening it as a community center and farmers market the following year.
HM NumberHM1V7I
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
Year Placed2000
Placed ByMichigan Historical Center, Michigan Deparment of State
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 20th, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 284637 N 4680495
Decimal Degrees42.24695000, -83.61046667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 14.817', W 83° 36.628'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 14' 49.02" N, 83° 36' 37.68" W
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Area Code(s)734
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400 Market Pl, Ypsilanti MI 48198, US
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