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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CJW_milfords-water-works-building_Milford-Charter-Township-MI.html
Milford's Water Works Building. . Preserved here is the name stone from Milford's Water Works Building. The building stood near this site from 1895 until 1996. Here at the Water Works was a coal-fired boiler and steam-driven pumps that provided …
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Arthur's Park. . This simple and picturesque park was designed by John Grissim and is dedicated to our longest-serving Village Manager, Arthur Lyle Shufflebarger. Arthur's Park is nestled in the shadows of the elevated railroad bed that runs thr…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CII_priscilla-calkins-prior-house_Milford-Charter-Township-MI.html
Priscilla Calkins Prior House. . Side 1 . Frederic and Priscilla Prior and four of their seven children were among Milford Township's earliest settlers. Originally from Massachusetts, the Priors came to Michigan in 1835 and settled near Sears L…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CI5_rowe-house_Highland-Charter-Township-MI.html
Rowe House. . Squire and Dolly Rowe, who settled here in 1835, built this elegant, cut fieldstone house in 1855. The solid cobblestone, beaded mortar joint construction is highlighted by the pleasing and sophisticated use of delicate scrollwork …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CHS_at-home-in-the-19th-century_Ann-Arbor-MI.html
At Home in the 19th Century. . Civic leader Silas Douglas, dean of the UM medical faculty and twice mayor of Ann Arbor, lived in this home at 502 East Huron Street from 1848 until 1902. His three daughters, Kate, Marie, and Louise, shown here ar…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CHD_residential-life-in-mid-19th-century-ann-arbor_Ann-Arbor-MI.html
Residential Life in Mid-19th Century Ann Arbor. . In 1858 Main Street jeweler Joseph C. Watts built his large brick home on the northeast corner of Liberty and Division within easy walking distance of his Main Street shop. Multiple fireplaces, a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CG8_kempf-house_Ann-Arbor-MI.html
Cast iron grilles in an ancient Greek floral motif highlight the frieze of this temple-front Greek Revival house. Built in 1853 for Henry D. Bennett, Secretary and Steward of the University of Michigan, it became the home and studio of local musi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CDX_july-4th-1661_Crystal-Falls-MI.html
July 4th 1661As a matter of conjecture Father Menard somewhere alongthis river died or was murdered while on his way southward from L'Anse tovisit the Menominee Indians
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C50_st-peters-evangelical-lutheran-church_Eastpointe-MI.html
Erin Township's German immigrants first worshipped together in a log church amid an oak forest in 1846. The following year the Reverend John Friedrich Winkler helped organize St. Peter's church as a "country church" near Detroit. This is the third…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C4P_immanuel-methodist-episcopal-church_Eastpointe-MI.html
German immigrants began organizing Methodist churches in Michigan in 1846. In 1849 a small group founded the Immanuel Methodist Church in Roseville to serve Detroit's northeast side. In 1933, when the Roseville church was razed to widen Gratiot Av…
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