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

Muskegon Women's Club

 
 
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By Lugnuts, July 19, 2020
1. Muskegon Women's Club Marker
Inscription.  The Muskegon Woman's Club was founded in 1890, and dedicated to the intellectual "improvement and development" of women. The Chicago firm of Weir and Perry designed this neo classical structure, built in 1902 with funds donated by Minnie Smith, the widow of Muskegon attorney Francis Smith. The club lobbied the city to hire the first police woman, held performances and worked with charitable groups such as the Red Cross and the Council of National Defense.
 
Erected 2000 by Michigan History Center, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number 2043.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 43° 14.073′ N, 86° 15.023′ W. Marker is in Muskegon, Michigan, in Muskegon County. Marker is at the intersection of West Webster Avenue and 2nd Street, on the right when traveling west on West Webster Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 280 W Webster Ave, Muskegon MI 49440, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Central United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Hackley Public Library (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Torrent House (about 400 feet away); Buster Keaton
Muskegon Women's Club image. Click for full size.
By Lugnuts, July 19, 2020
2. Muskegon Women's Club
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Hume House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hackley House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hackley-Holt House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Union Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Muskegon.
 
Muskegon Women's Club image. Click for full size.
By Lugnuts, July 19, 2020
3. Muskegon Women's Club
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2020, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2020, by Lugnuts of Germantown, Wisconsin. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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