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Detroit in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Grand Army of the Republic Building

 
 
Grand Army of the Republic Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Barrera
1. Grand Army of the Republic Building Marker
Inscription.  Memorial to the Soldiers and Sailors of 1861-1865
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 42° 20.101′ N, 83° 3.298′ W. Marker is in Detroit, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Grand River Avenue and Cass Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Grand River Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1900 Grand River Avenue, Dearborn MI 48126, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Ford Automobile (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Women's City Club of Detroit (approx. 0.2 miles away); Theater District (approx. ¼ mile away); David Whitney Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Central United Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); The War of 1812 in Detroit / War of 1812 Grave Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); Vernor's Ginger Ale (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edwin Denby Enlistment (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Detroit.
 
Also see . . .
1. The GAR Building in Detriot. A bit of history
Grand Army of the Republic Building image. Click for full size.
By Al Barrera
2. Grand Army of the Republic Building
Click or scan to see
this page online
behind the GAR Building. (Submitted on December 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Grand Army of the Republic Building. Wikipedia article. The building was the target of recent preservation discussions. (Submitted on December 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Grand Army of the Republic Building image. Click for full size.
By Al Barrera
3. Grand Army of the Republic Building
Grand Army of the Republic Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Barrera
4. Grand Army of the Republic Building Marker
The meeting hall.
<i>G.A.R. Building, Detroit, Mich.</i> image. Click for full size.
By The Acmegraph Co., circa 1910
5. G.A.R. Building, Detroit, Mich.
Grand Army of the Republic Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Barrera
6. Grand Army of the Republic Building Marker
Inside of the great room.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2008, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. This page has been viewed 1,693 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2008, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan.   4. submitted on January 22, 2010, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan.   5. submitted on November 13, 2014.   6. submitted on January 22, 2010, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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