Rochester in Oakland County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
City of Rochester, Michigan
On this site
1817-The first house built in Oakland County
1818-The first settler's child born in Oakland County
1823-The first school started in Rochester
Erected by The Rochester Historical Commission.
Location. 42° 40.759′ N, 83° 7.971′ W. Marker is in Rochester, Michigan, in Oakland County. Marker is on East Third Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is approx. 265 feet east of Main Street (State Highway 150). Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 East Third Street, Rochester MI 48307, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rollin Sprague Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Rochester Opera House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Three-faced Clock (about 600 feet away); Masonic Block (about 600 feet away); Western Knitting Mills (about 700 feet away); The Hammer (approx. 0.2 miles away); Township Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Vandeventer House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
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Categories. Education • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 62 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.