Chief Okemos Historical

Chief Okemos Historical (HM1Y15)

Location: Meridian charter Township, MI 48864 Ingham County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 42.689', W 84° 25.858'

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of the Chippewas

Erected to the memory
of
Chief Okemos
of the Chippewas
whose tribe once occupied the ground
upon which this school now stands.

* Brave in battle * Wise in council *
* Honorable in peace *

After his people became ravaged by disease
and dispersed by the incoming white race
he still remained a chief, proud that he was
once a leader of brave men.

He died December 5, 1858, and his body rests
at Shim-ni-con, on Grand River in Ionia County,Michigan.
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HM NumberHM1Y15
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Date Added Monday, April 24th, 2017 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 710380 N 4731976
Decimal Degrees42.71148333, -84.43096667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 42.689', W 84° 25.858'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 42' 41.34" N, 84° 25' 51.48" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)517, 734
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4440-4498 Okemos Rd, Meridian charter Township MI 48864, US
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