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Adrian in Lenawee County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The First House Built in Adrian

 
 
The First House Built in Adrian Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel Seewald, April 8, 2017
1. The First House Built in Adrian Marker
Inscription.  
This tablet marks the site of the first house built in Adrian in 1826 by Addison J. Comstock founder of the city.
 
Erected 1925 by Lucy Wolcott Barnum Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 29, 1925.
 
Location. 41° 53.983′ N, 84° 2.365′ W. Marker is in Adrian, Michigan, in Lenawee County. Marker is at the intersection of West Maumee Street and College Avenue, on the left when traveling west on West Maumee Street. Marker is at the northeast corner of Comstock Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 263 West Maumee Street, Adrian MI 49221, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spirit of Cooperation (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); History of the Adrian Kiwanis Club (about 600 feet away); History of Kiwanis Trail and Trestle Park (about 600 feet away); Adrian's Prominent Leaders
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(about 600 feet away); Cooley Law Office (about 600 feet away); Professional Baseball in Adrian (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frank Navin & The Detroit Tigers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Adrian & The Republican Party (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Adrian.
 
The First House Built in Adrian Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel Seewald, April 8, 2017
2. The First House Built in Adrian Marker
Comstock Park and the South Fork of the Raisin River are in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 439 times since then and 168 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.

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