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

Young's Garden Mart

 
 
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1. Young's Garden Mart Marker
Inscription.  
Clem Sr. and Cora Young bought the first of the 20 acre farm in 1923. Their three children helped work the farm. In 1924 the first greenhouse was built. Clem Jr. and his wife Barb bought out the business. Together, with their four children and son-in-law they worked to make the business grow. The first retail store was built in 1957. Young's still grow all their own vegetable and bedding plants. The Christmas Fantasy was added in 1985. Some of the Young family grandchildren help to keep the family business running.
 
Erected 2005 by Warren Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 42° 29.826′ N, 83° 4.037′ W. Marker was in Warren, Michigan, in Macomb County. Marker was on Ryan Road south of Martin Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 27852 Ryan Road, Warren MI 48092, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. General Motors Technical Center (approx. 1˝ miles away); Governor Alex J. Groesbeck
Young's Garden Mart and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Image capture: June 2012; (c) 2020 Google
2. Young's Garden Mart and Marker
Google Street View image of the marker and building taken just weeks after a fire on April 29, 2012 damaged the building.
(approx. 1˝ miles away); Detroit Memorial Park Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Behrns-Qualmann Farmhouse (approx. 1.6 miles away); Cutrubes-Seefried Home (approx. 1.6 miles away); Norman J. Halmich Park (approx. 1.8 miles away); Detroit Arsenal Tank Plant (approx. 1.9 miles away); Gillett - Beer Farm (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warren.
 
Additional comments.
1. Kutchey Family Market
Young's Garden Mart & Christmas Fantasy closed, probably in 2017, and has been replaced by Kutchey Family Market.
    — Submitted August 14, 2020, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
 
Young's Garden Mart Marker - missing image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 14, 2020
3. Young's Garden Mart Marker - missing
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2020, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 14, 2020, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
 
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Feb. 26, 2021