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Marengo in Calhoun County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Marengo Pioneer Cemetery

 
 
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March 8, 2010
1. Marengo Pioneer Cemetery Marker
Inscription. This site on Territorial Road was a gift of Seeley Neal (1778-1862) from 640 acres acquired from the government in 1831. Neal, a veteran of the War of 1812, built the first log house in the township. His was the first family to locate in the settlement later named by him Marengo. He built a sawmill on the Kalamazoo River, and was a member of the commission that helped locate and survey the Territorial Road.
 
Erected by Michigan Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 42° 16.532′ N, 84° 53.197′ W. Marker is in Marengo, Michigan, in Calhoun County. Marker is on Michigan Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marshall MI 49068, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lieutenant George A. Woodruff (approx. 3.5 miles away); Grand Army of the Republic / The G.A.R. Hall (approx. 3.5 miles away); Howard F. Young / Postmasters (approx. 3.6 miles away); Isaac E. Crary and John D. Pierce / State School System
Marengo Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
March 8, 2010
2. Marengo Pioneer Cemetery Marker
(approx. 3.7 miles away); American Museum of Magic (approx. 3.7 miles away); Charles T. Gorham (approx. 3.7 miles away); James A. Miner (approx. 3.8 miles away); Mary Miller / Hillside (approx. 3.9 miles away).
 
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Marengo Pioneer Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
March 8, 2010
3. Marengo Pioneer Cemetery Marker
 
 
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