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Caro in Tuscola County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

First Meeting of the Caro Rotary Club

 
 
First Meeting of the Caro Rotary Club Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, February 22, 2017
1. First Meeting of the Caro Rotary Club Marker
Inscription.  
On this site at the Hotel Montague, the first meeting of the Caro Rotary Club was held on October 9, 1925. Twenty businessmen gathered for the charter meeting of the Caro Rotary Club.

Rotary is an international organization that spans the globe, bringing humanitarian aid and cooperation throughout the world.

The high ideals of Rotary are maintained by club members and are the primary purpose of the organization's mission of world peace and international understanding.
 
Erected 2000 by Rotary International.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations.
 
Location. 43° 29.313′ N, 83° 23.833′ W. Marker is in Caro, Michigan, in Tuscola County. Marker is at the intersection of South State Street (State Highway 81) and South Almer Street, on the right when traveling south on South State Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 South State Street, Caro MI 48723, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trinity Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Caro Masonic Temple
Former Montague Hotel and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, February 22, 2017
2. Former Montague Hotel and Marker
Marker is at street level between the two sets of lower windows at the corner of the building.
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Presbyterian Church of Caro (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tuscola County Advertiser (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tuscola County Courthouse (approx. ¼ mile away); William H. Carson House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Peninsular Sugar Refining Company (approx. 0.4 miles away); Watrousville United Methodist Church (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Caro.
 
Additional comments.
1. Montague Place Apartments
The Montague Hotel was converted to apartments in 1990 and is now called Montague Place Apartments.
    — Submitted February 27, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 27, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 27, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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