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Farmington in Oakland County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Farmington's First Post Office

 
 
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By Joel S., July 4, 2015
1. Farmington's First Post Office Marker
Inscription. The original house was built on this site in 1825 for Dr. Ezekiel Webb, Farmington's first physician. Dr. Webb was appointed as Farmington's first postmaster in 1826. This house served as a Post Office, physician's office and as a residence for the doctor. The structure was extensively remodeled in the 1830's. It continues to serve today as a private residence.
 
Erected 1976 by Farmington Historical Commission.
 
Location. 42° 28.015′ N, 83° 22.603′ W. Marker is in Farmington, Michigan, in Oakland County. Marker is at the intersection of Farmington Road and Shiawassee Street, on the left when traveling north on Farmington Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23925 Farmington Road, Farmington MI 48336, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Village Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Farmington Masonic Temple and Farmington Township Hall (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Quaker Meeting (about 600 feet away); City of Farmington (about 700 feet away); Travel Through Time (approx. mile
Farmington's First Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., July 4, 2015
2. Farmington's First Post Office Marker
away); Gov. Fred M. Warner (approx. mile away); Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. mile away); The Potawatomi Indians of Farmington (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Farmington.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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