Fenton in Genesee County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
1834-Site of First Log House
1834-Site of first log house (built by Dustin Cheney)
1835-The first Dibbleville child, Harrison Cheney was born on this site.
1851-Ben Birdsall residence
1891-A. J. Phillips residence
In memory of Jack R. Winegarden
Erected by Fenton Community Fund and Community Foundation of Greater Flint.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 42° 47.581′ N, 83° 42.434′ W. Marker is in Fenton, Michigan, in Genesee County. Marker is at the intersection of West Shiawassee Avenue (Business U.S. 23) and South Adelaide Street (Business U.S. 23), on the left when traveling east on West Shiawassee Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 West Shiawassee Avenue, Fenton MI 48430, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dibbleville (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dibbleville Business District II (about 500 feet away); 1838 Judge Daniel LeRoy's Law Office (about 500 feet away); Riggs Hotel (about 500 1889 A.J. Phillips Work Office (about 600 feet away); Saint Jude's Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); 1840 Grindstone from Fenton Mills (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1834 Clark Dibble Settlement (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fenton.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 55 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2019, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.