U.S. Arsenal Officers' - Surgeons' Quarters and Barracks 1833 - 1875 Historical

U.S. Arsenal Officers' - Surgeons' Quarters and Barracks 1833 - 1875 Historical (HM1U6L)

Location: Dearborn, MI 48124 Wayne County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 18.441', W 83° 14.702'

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Two of the eleven brick buildings that comprised the arsenal stood in an east-west line with this marker. The Officers' Quarters, similar but smaller than the still-standing Commandant's Quarters, and the Barracks, second largest of the arsenal structures having a capacity for 50 to 100 enlisted men, were located here from 1833 to 1892.

The land on which the Officers' Quarters and Barracks stood was given, along with other arsenal lots, to the school district by an Act of Congress in 1890. Both buildings were razed in 1892. The Dearborn Public School (grades 1-12) occupied the site from 1893 to 1926 and was razed in 1926. Garrison School, now the Salisbury Elementary School, was erected in 1916.
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HM NumberHM1U6L
Year Placed1967
Placed ByDearborn Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 314964 N 4686342
Decimal Degrees42.30735000, -83.24503333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 18.441', W 83° 14.702'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 18' 26.46" N, 83° 14' 42.12" W
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Area Code(s)313, 248
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 22000 Garrison St, Dearborn MI 48124, US
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