Michigan State Capitol Historical

Michigan State Capitol Historical (HM1VXD)

Location: Lansing, MI 48933 Ingham County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 44.017', W 84° 33.256'

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Constructed 1872 to 1878

In 1871 Governor Henry P. Baldwin challenged Michigan's legislature to build a fireproof capitol to house the state;s governmental offices, recdords, and civil war relics. Modeled after the United States Capitol, it is one of thje first post-civil war capitols to featuore a lofty cast iron dome. Heralded a great success upon its completion, Michigan's capitol became the model for statehouses across the nation.Board of State Building Commissioners:Ebenezer O. GrosvenorJames ShearerAlexander ChapotonSecretary to thje Board:Allen L. BoursGovernors:Henry P. BaldwinJohn J. BagleyCharles M. CroswellArchitect:Elijah E. MyersConstruction CompanyNehemiah Osborn and CompanyConstruction Supervisor:Oliver MarbleDedication: January 1, 1879
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Date Added Friday, November 25th, 2016 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 700211 N 4734134
Decimal Degrees42.73361667, -84.55426667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 44.017', W 84° 33.256'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 44' 1.02" N, 84° 33' 15.36" W
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Area Code(s)517, 989
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 N Capitol Ave, Lansing MI 48933, US
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