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Side A On October 17, 1890, Captain John Baptiste Ford (1811-1903) purchased this property along the Detroit River. He established the Michigan Alkali Company here in 1893. Ford had financial interests in several glass companies, and he chose the…
Eber B. Ward, pioneer industrialist in many fields, built the Eureka Iron Works in Wyandotte in 1854. Here iron ore from Upper Michigan was smelted into iron in furnaces that were heated by charcoal made from wood cut in the surrounding forests. H…
This property has beenplaced on theNational Registerof Historic Placesby the United StatesDepartment of the Interior
Built in 1862has been placed on theNational Registerof Historic Placesby the United StatesDepartment of the Interior
The nation which forgets its defenders will itself be forgottenCalvin Coolidge
In Memoriam Dedicated by the citizens of Wyandottein grateful memory of thoseof this community who gave the last full measureof devotion in the cause of freedom Abbate, Vincent G. · Amo, Glenn Joseph · Assenmacher, Frank G. &midd…
Rest easy, sleep well my brothers.Know the line has held, your job is done.Rest easy, sleep well.Others have taken up where you fell, the line has held.Peace, peace. and farewell...Richard Hollingsworth Jan. 9, 1966 · Christopher Johnson Ju…
Erected by theCitizens of Wyandottein Memoryof those who made thesupreme sacrificein theGreat World War1914 - 1918 Edward C. Headman · Oscar H. Pietraschke · Herbert E. Czaddach · Boleslaw Gutowski · Samuel J. Frankh…
The Wyandot were a North American Indian people descended from the aboriginal inhabitants of the Ontario Peninsula, between present day Niagara, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan. The ancient name for more than a dozen Iriquoian speaking tribes of thi…