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Howell in Livingston County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

George W. Lee House

 
 
George W. Lee House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel Seewald, August 26, 2017
1. George W. Lee House Marker
Inscription.  This c. 1846 Greek Revival house, among Howell's oldest, was home to prominent citizen George W. Lee (1812-1882). Lee moved from New York State to Michigan in 1836. A businessman and public servant, Lee helped establish the Republican Party in 1854 and started the county's first newspaper, the Livingston Republican, in 1855. He was appointed quartermaster for Michigan during the Civil War, and later served as Indian Agent for the State.
 
Erected 2008 by Michigan Historical Commission - Michigan Historical Center. (Marker Number L2178.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1846.
 
Location. 42° 36.296′ N, 83° 55.952′ W. Marker is in Howell, Michigan, in Livingston County. Marker is at the intersection of South Walnut Street and West Crane Street, on the right when traveling
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south on South Walnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 404 South Walnut Street, Howell MI 48843, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Opera House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Howell Carnegie Library (approx. ¼ mile away); National Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Livingston Co. Civil War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Livingston County Veterans Honor Roll (approx. ¼ mile away); Livingston County WWI Honor Roll (approx. ¼ mile away); County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Livingston County Press (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Howell.
 
George W. Lee House and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel Seewald, August 26, 2017
2. George W. Lee House and Marker
George W. Lee House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel Seewald, August 26, 2017
3. George W. Lee House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 31, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.

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