Bay City in Bay County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
George H. & Elva Shearer House
MDOT, Michigan & Wenona Questers
Erected by Center Avenue Neighborhood Association, Federal Highway Administration, MDOT, and Michigan & Wenona Questers.
Location. 43° 35.902′ N, 83° 52.992′ Touch for map. Marker is located near the northwest corner of the subject house, facing North Monroe Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 814 North Monroe Street, Bay City MI 48708, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Center Avenue (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); Cross Country Connections (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trinity Church/Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles B. & Georgiana (McGraw) Curtiss House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Keit's Florist (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Ten Hours or No Sawdust" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bay City.
Also see . . . James Shearer Family Biography. James Shearer's contributions to Bay City are many placing him among the prominent men in this community's history. When his son's, George and James, Jr., were at the appropriate age, James Shearer brought them into the business at which time he changed the name from "James Shearer Company" to "James Shearer and Sons". His sons are described as being of the same fine character as their father. By 1882, they were for the most part managing the business. (Submitted on April 6, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Categories. • Architecture • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 5, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 4, 5. submitted on April 6, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.