Literary Landmarks RegisterBorn in 1899, Lapeer native Marguerite deAngeli was a significant author and illustrator of 20th century children's literature. In 1950, she was awarded the Newberry Medal for The Door in the Wall, and was one of the first inductees into the Michigan Women's Hall of Fame. Mrs. deAngeli always fondly remembered Lapeer, and the community honored her by renaming the main branch of the Lapeer City Library in her honor on August 22, 1981.
|Placed By||Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations, Lapeer District Library, and Michigan Center for the Book|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 9:01am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 311202 N 4769088|
|Decimal Degrees||43.05101667, -83.31816667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 3.061', W 83° 19.09'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 3' 3.66" N, 83° 19' 5.4" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||810, 248, 313|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 921 W Nepessing St, Lapeer MI 48446, US|
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