Grosse Pointe Academy

Grosse Pointe Academy (HM208H)

Location: Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236 Wayne County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 23.762', W 82° 53.559'

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Owned by the Religious of the Sacred Heart from 1867-1969, this site is now an independent school. The narrow shape of the property reflects its original use as a French "ribbon farm" extending inland from Lake St. Clair. Situated at the Grosse Pointe Academy are an 1868 structure initially used as a public school for village children; the present Academy building erected in 1929; and a place of worship modeled after a French convent chapel. Each of these edifices is still in use.
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HM NumberHM208H
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
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Year Placed1977
Placed ByMichigan History Division, Department of State
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, July 29th, 2017 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 344228 N 4695483
Decimal Degrees42.39603333, -82.89265000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 23.762', W 82° 53.559'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 23' 45.72" N, 82° 53' 33.54" W
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Area Code(s)248, 313, 586
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 171 Lake Shore Rd, Grosse Pointe Farms MI 48236, US
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