Westland in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Chief Tonquish Burial Site
Erected 1977 by Michigan History Division, Department of State. (Marker Number L426.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 42° 21.069′ N, 83° 23.146′ W. Marker is in Westland, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker Touch for map. Fountain Boulevard is the entrance road to the Holiday Park townhouses, which is 0.4 miles south of Ann Arbor Trail. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34850 Fountain Boulevard, Westland MI 48185, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Learning by Doing" (approx. 0.7 miles away); Nankin Millers House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Nankin Mills (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Nankin Mills (approx. 0.8 miles away); Newburgh Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Newburg Methodist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Perrinsville School (approx. 1.7 miles away); Perrinsville (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westland.
Also see . . . Nankin Township, Wayne County Michigan. Included is an account of the killing of Chief Tonquish and his son. (Submitted on August 25, 2015, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2015, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2015, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.