Pipp Children Fishing

Pipp Children Fishing (HM21WQ)

Location: Brighton, MI 48116 Livingston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 31.827', W 83° 47.007'

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Brighton's Victorian Silhouettes

Amelia and Benjamin Pipp lived near the Millpond. Their summer activities were swimming and fishing which was common for all kids. Placing worms on their hooks and awaiting the first hit of the "big" fish was their challenge. Their talents were observed by friends who laughed, joked and splashed by their side. Their ability or inability to hook and land the fish became the stories shared during future gatherings of buddies. Fishing was sometimes a requirement in families. There were times when family income dwindled due to economic misfortunes. During these difficult financial times, parents may have assigned the children jobs of fishing and returning for dinner with a bucketful of fresh fish. The Brighton Millpond has always been a valuable all-season community resource.

Original Art by: Mary Lou Wiegand
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HM NumberHM21WQ
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Year Placed2017
Placed ByBrighton Area Historical Society, Brighton Art Guild, Downtown Brighton
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Date Added Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 at 7:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 271397 N 4712429
Decimal Degrees42.53045000, -83.78345000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 31.827', W 83° 47.007'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 31' 49.62" N, 83° 47' 0.41999999999987" W
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Area Code(s)810, 313, 586, 517, 248,
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8714 Millpond Trail, Brighton MI 48116, US
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