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Yale in St. Clair County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

James McColl House

 
 
James McColl House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 16, 2020
1. James McColl House Marker
Inscription.  This Queen Anne style structure was erected in 1899 by Scottish-born James Livingston. He gave the house to his daughter, Louise Livingston McColl. During the late nineteenth century, Livingston and his son-in-law, James McColl, produced linseed oil and twine in their flax mills in Michigan and Canada. At the time this house was built, McColl was also village president. The elaborate wood-frame home remained in the McColl family until 1980.
 
Erected 1984 by Michigan History Division, Department of State. (Marker Number L870.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 43° 7.617′ N, 82° 47.9′ W. Marker is in Yale, Michigan, in St. Clair County. Marker is on South Main Street (State Highway 19) north of Mill Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 South Main Street, Yale MI 48097, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured
James McColl House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 16, 2020
2. James McColl House and Marker
as the crow flies. Yale Historical Murals (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Yale Expositor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kovatch Korner (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cole United Methodist Church (approx. 3˝ miles away); Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish / John F. Farrell (approx. 9.4 miles away); Capac's Early Railroad Depots/The Fourth Capac Depot (approx. 9.9 miles away); Buel Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 10.1 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors Boulder (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yale.
 
Also see . . .
1. James McColl House. Wikipedia article about the occupants of the house as well as a description of the house. (Submitted on August 17, 2020, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 

2. National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination Form. (Submitted on August 17, 2020, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2020, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 17, 2020, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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