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Decatur in Van Buren County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Decatur Township Hall

 
 
Decatur Township Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 4, 2013
1. Decatur Township Hall Marker
Inscription. Constructed at the turn of the century, this building replaced the original 1870 township hall. A Georgian Revival brick and stone structure, it was dedicated on September 19, 1901. Besides township activities, the hall has been the setting for traveling medicine shows, school plays and a greeting card factory. It is now used for township meetings and local elections. Since 1970 it has also housed the Decatur Community Museum.
 
Erected 1981 by Michigan History Division, Department of State. (Marker Number L716A.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 42° 6.543′ N, 85° 58.429′ W. Marker is in Decatur, Michigan, in Van Buren County. Marker is on E. Delaware Street (State Highway 51) east of Phelps Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Decatur MI 49045, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hamilton Grange Hall / Hamilton Fair (approx. 3.9 miles away); Newton House (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Dowagiac River Watershed / Lunker Structures
Decatur Township Hall image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 4, 2013
2. Decatur Township Hall
View to west along Delaware Street (M-51)
(approx. 6.8 miles away); Big Tree (approx. 6.8 miles away); Pickett's Corner (approx. 6.8 miles away); Lawton Civil War Monument (approx. 7.6 miles away); Houppert Winery (approx. 8.2 miles away); Warner Wine Haus (approx. 8.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Decatur Township Hall image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 4, 2013
3. Decatur Township Hall
Marker to the right of the front entrance
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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