Historical Marker Search

You searched for State: mi

Showing results 1 to 10 of 1729
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29WQ_loren-andrus-house_Washington-MI.html
(side 1) Loren Andrus (1816-1901) came to Macomb County from New York State in 1828. He served as an assistant engineer on the survey of the Clinton-Kalamazoo Canal, but gained prominence in agricultural work. In particular he focused on the br…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29VX_wayne-industries_Wayne-MI.html
From this building many industries put people in motion. The first was Harroun Motor Car Company, which built more than 3,000 vehicles here from 1915 to 1922. From 1924 to 1927 Gotfredson Truck made heavy duty trucks and bus chassis in this plant…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29V4_s-s-edmund-fitzgerald_Detroit-MI.html
The S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald known as one of the largest ships on the Great Lakes, passed by this location transporting taconite iron ore to ports in Detroit, Toledo and beyond. November 10, 2015 marked 40 years since this 729-foot steamer succu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29V2_the-country-school_Otisville-MI.html
When you lived in a rural area say before 1950, in most parts of the US, you didn't hop on the school bus and ride miles to your local town school. At first, in the early years your family had horses and a wagon to get around. Then later you had a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29V1_otisville-high-school_Otisville-MI.html
The brick monument before you, came from the Otisville High School, built in 1920 and opened in 1921. It was located in town at the corner of Grove St. and Center St. (formerly State St. M-15). It originally housed grades kindergarten through 12th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29UU_bishops-residence_Detroit-MI.html
Side 1 This Tudor Revival residence was constructed in the mid-1920s. The Boston architectural firm of Maginnis and Walsh designed the house for the Catholic bishop of Detroit during the tenure of Michael J. Gallagher. Its ecclesiastical origins …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29TF_presque-isle-front-range-light_Presque-Isle-MI.html
In 1869 the U.S. Congress appropriated $7,500 to build two range lights marking the channel into Presque Isle Harbor. Orlando M. Poe submitted plans in May 1870, and by August the range lights were in operation as seafarers aligned the lights to d…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29TE_john-kauffman-john-kauffman-house_Presque-Isle-MI.html
side 1: John Kauffman In 1858, German immigrant John C. Kauffman (1833-1913) left Buffalo bound for Chicago aboard a ship that later ran aground near Bell Bay. John walked ashore and made his way to Burnham's Landing at Presque Isle Harbor, where…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29T9_star-of-the-west-milling-company_Frankenmuth-MI.html
This plaque is issued by the Historical Society of Michigan in recognition of Star of the West Milling company Founded in 1870 For more than 100 years of continuous operation in service to the people of Michigan and for contributing to th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29T8_alabaster_Tawas-City-MI.html
This area is named after a variety of gypsum, discovered offshore by Douglass Houghton in 1837. Prospectors soon began searching for other gypsum deposits, and this quarry was opened in 1862 by B. F. Smith. Used at first as fertilizer and as an in…
PAGE 1 OF 173