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

Michigan Sheriffs' Association

 
 
Michigan Sheriffs' Association Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Rieske, May 30, 2017
1. Michigan Sheriffs' Association Marker
Inscription.  
In December 1877 twenty-four county sheriffs met in Lansing and formed the Michigan State Sheriffs Association--committed to devising ways and means for assisting each other in the detention, arrest and conviction of criminals. In 1893 the group joined other law enforcement officials and formed the Michigan Association of Police, Sheriffs and Prosecuting Attorneys. In 1931 the sheriffs incorporated independently as the Michigan Sheriffs' Association.
 
Erected 1991 by Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number S0620.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1877.
 
Location. 42° 43.599′ N, 84° 33.28′ W. Marker is in Lansing, Michigan, in Ingham County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Capital Avenue and W. St. Joseph Street, on the right when traveling south. Formerly located at 515 N. Capitol Avenue, now relocate to 620 S. Capitol
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Ave., in the Michigan Manufacturers Association building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 620 South Capital Avenue, 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 Manufacturer's Association (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodbury-Kerns House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Malcolm X (about 500 feet away); Ransom Eli Olds (about 600 feet away); I-496 Olds Freeway (about 700 feet away); Olds Returns to Lansing (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry Ford 1863-1947 (approx. ¼ mile away); E. Genevieve Gillette 1898-1986 (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lansing.
 
More about this marker. Marker located on left within the parking lot off Capitol Avenue.
 
Michigan Sheriffs' Association Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Rieske
2. Michigan Sheriffs' Association Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2017. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2017, by Bill Rieske of Lansing, Michigan. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 30, 2017, by Bill Rieske of Lansing, Michigan.   2. submitted on May 31, 2017, by Bill Rieske of Lansing, Michigan. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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