Tuscola County Courthouse Historical

Tuscola County Courthouse Historical (HM1X1R)

Location: Caro, MI 48723 Tuscola County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 29.459', W 83° 23.61'

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Peter DeWitt Bush (1818-1913), the second permanent resident of the village of Caro, donated this site for the county courthouse square in 1866. Then he, along with two other pioneer settlers, moved an old frame church to the site to serve as the county's first courthouse. In 1873 the county replaced the former church with a brick courthouse that served the community's needs until 1932, when the present Art Deco style structure was completed. Designed by Detroit architect William H. Kuni and built by Cecil M. Kelly, a Caro native, the courthouse is faced with Indiana limestone. Situated on the same site as the old brick courthouse, this $180,000 structure was completely paid for when it was dedicated on January 24, 1933, by means of a one-mill, five-year tax levy
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HM NumberHM1X1R
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
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Year Placed1984
Placed ByMichigan History Division, Department of State
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, February 27th, 2017 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 306467 N 4818122
Decimal Degrees43.49098333, -83.39350000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 29.459', W 83° 23.61'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 29' 27.54" N, 83° 23' 36.6" W
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Area Code(s)989
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-440 M-81, Caro MI 48723, US
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