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

Scott Club

 
 
Scott Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 28, 2013
1. Scott Club Marker
Inscription. This federated women's club, founded as a reading circle in 1883 and named for Sir Walter Scott, merged with the Literary and Antiquarian Societies to build a clubhouse in 1892. John Cornelius Randall designed the sandstone Queen Anne structure, built by local artisans and completed in 1893. Two stained glass windows created in Austria portray Sir Walter Scott and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. This building has been in continuous use by the Scott Club as a cultural center providing fellowship for women of the area.
 
Erected 1982 by Michigan History Division, Department of State. (Marker Number L807A.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 42° 24.18′ N, 86° 16.18′ W. Marker is in South Haven, Michigan, in Van Buren County. Marker is at the intersection of Pearl Street and Pearl Street, on the right when traveling north on Pearl Street. Click for map. Marker is attached to the west wall of the building below the stained glass windows. Marker is at or near this postal address: 652 Phoenix Road, South Haven MI 49090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Corporal Duane E. Dewey (about 700 feet away, measured
Scott Club Building (Front) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 28, 2013
2. Scott Club Building (Front)
View from Phoenix Road
in a direct line); Hartman School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Haven Peaches (approx. 0.4 miles away); South Haven World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Indiana School (approx. half a mile away); Frank E. Warner (approx. 0.8 miles away); Liberty Hyde Bailey (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dr. Liberty Hyde Bailey (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in South Haven.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Scott Club Building (West Side) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 28, 2013
3. Scott Club Building (West Side)
View from Pearl Street
Scott Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 28, 2013
4. Scott Club Marker
Entrance to Scott Club and stained glass windows portraying Sir Walter Scott and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 217 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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