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Lansing in Ingham County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Austin Blair

War Governor of Michigan

 

— 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864 —

 
Austin Blair Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 20, 2016
1. Austin Blair Marker
Inscription.  He gave the best years of his life to Michigan, and his fame is inseparably linked with the glorious achievements of her citizen soldiers.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 42° 44.017′ N, 84° 33.256′ W. Marker is in Lansing, Michigan, in Ingham County. Marker is at the intersection of Capitol Avenue and Michigan Avenue on Capitol Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lansing MI 48933, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Michigan State Capitol (here, next to this marker); Michigan State Capitol / Michigan's Three Capitols (a few steps from this marker); Michigan (within shouting distance of this marker); First Regiment Michigan Engineers (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery A 1st Michigan Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Freedom Patriotism Humanity (within shouting distance of this marker); Lansing Labor Holiday (within shouting distance of this marker); First Michigan Sharpshooters (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lansing.
 
Also see . . .
Austin Blair Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, November 20, 2016
2. Austin Blair Statue
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this page online
 Austin Blair - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 17, 2017, by Bill Rieske of Lansing, Michigan.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on May 10, 2017, by Bill Rieske of Lansing, Michigan. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 25, 2016, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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