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Horton in Jackson County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Wellman General Store

 
 
Wellman General Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rae Pierce, September 14, 2015
1. Wellman General Store Marker
Inscription. This triple-brick Victorian-style structure, built in 1886 by Newton Sears and Milford Tanner, exemplifies small town midwestern general stores of the 1880s. In 1891, Ernest Wellman and his mother bought out Tanner's interest. The following year, Ernest married Hattie Tripp. The couple ran the general store for thirty-seven years. Under later ownership, the store was associated with the Red and White grocery chain.
 
Erected 1974. (Marker Number L0740.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 42° 9.012′ N, 84° 31.27′ W. Marker is in Horton, Michigan, in Jackson County. Marker is on Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is mounted high on the side of the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 Main Street, Horton MI 49246, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ed Cross Farm (approx. 3.7 miles away); Huron Potawatomi Village / Spring Arbor (approx. 3.9 miles away); Michigan Central College Residence Hall (approx. 4.1 miles away); Spring Arbor College
Wellman General Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rae Pierce, September 14, 2015
2. Wellman General Store Marker
(approx. 4.2 miles away); Paddock-Hubbard House (approx. 6.5 miles away); McCain School (approx. 6.6 miles away); Concord Universalists / First Universalist Church (approx. 6.6 miles away); Ella Sharp Museum (approx. 6.9 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. Horton Michigan
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rae Pierce of Rives Junction, Michigan. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Rae Pierce of Rives Junction, Michigan. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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