Monroe in Monroe County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Doctor Eduard Dorsch
1822 - 1887
He was a Delegate to the first Republican Party Convention, Elector from Michigan and member of the State Board of Education. As a U.S. Pension Board Surgeon he devised charts long used to trace a bullet's course in the human body.
He established in Monroe's marshes the spectacular American Lotus and was noted as a poet and painter.
Erected by Monroe County Historical Society.
Location. 41° 54.91′ N, 83° 23.849′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Michigan, in Monroe County. Marker is on East First Street west of Washington Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 East First Street, Monroe MI 48161, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Whipping Post (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County Since 1817 Historical Museum (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Crossroad (about 500 feet away); Editor Ellis, 1825 (about 500 feet away); Monroe's Soldiers (about 600 feet away); Monroe Street Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Monroe.
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