Roswell Everett / Roswell Everett House

Roswell Everett / Roswell Everett House (HM1YS4)

Location: Lansing, MI 48911 Ingham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 40.158', W 84° 33.213'

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Roswell Everett
Roswell Everett, a native of New York State, came to Michigan in 1834. In 1841 he moved to Ingham County and immediately involved himself in public affairs. Everett (1790 - 1871) is credited with naming Delhi Township, which he helped organize in 1842. He held many township offices, serving as the first treasurer and assessor, and later as justice of the peace and supervisor. In 1846, Everett hosted a meeting here to organize Delhi Township School District No. 2.

Roswell Everett House
Roswell Everett built this house in 1841-44. Like many other people who migrated to Michigan from New York State, Everett built his house in the Greek Revival style, which was popular there. Everett hosted official meetings in his home including those of the Delhi District No. 2 School Board. For forty years children met in a schoolhouse located on the property. Lansing's Everett High School is named for the Roswell Everett family.
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HM NumberHM1YS4
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Year Placed1997
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Date Added Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 9:04pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 700477 N 4726993
Decimal Degrees42.66930000, -84.55355000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 40.158', W 84° 33.213'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 40' 9.48" N, 84° 33' 12.78" W
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Area Code(s)517
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 116-128 W Miller Rd, Lansing MI 48911, US
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