Detroit in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
George DeBaptiste Homesite
Erected 1975 by State of Michigan. (Marker Number S0452.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Civil Rights War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list.
Location. 42° 19.887′ N, 83° 2.423′ W. Marker is in Detroit, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is on East Larned Street near Beaubien Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. The Salvation Army (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shrine Circus (about 700 feet away); Frederick Douglass - John Brown meeting (about 700 feet away); Mariners' Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. Topographical Engineers (approx. 0.2 miles away); University of Michigania (approx. ¼ mile away); Spirit of Detroit (approx. ¼ mile away); Second Baptist Church Underground Railroad Site (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Detroit.
Also see . . . George DeBaptiste. A short biographical sketch. (Submitted on December 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2008, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. This page has been viewed 2,086 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2008, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.