Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

Almont's Liberty Pole Dedicated

July 4, 1865

 
 
Almont's Liberty Pole Dedicated Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 16, 2020
1. Almont's Liberty Pole Dedicated Marker
Inscription.  
More than 250 men joined the
Union Army in Almont during
the Civil War, 1861-1865.
Sixteen died in action,
nineteen died of disease.
Almont is proud
of her sons and their families
who helped preserve
The United States of America.

Donated by Rick Liblong
Author of "Answering the Call to Duty"

 
Erected 2013.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 42° 55.229′ N, 83° 2.67′ W. Marker is in Almont, Michigan, in Lapeer County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of East St. Clair Street and South Main Street (State Highway 53). Marker is at the east end of Fountain Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 South Main Street, Almont MI 48003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 101 South Main Street—Almont Fountain Park (here, next to this marker); 121 South Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 129 South Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker);
Almont's Liberty Pole Dedicated Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 16, 2020
2. Almont's Liberty Pole Dedicated Marker
102 South Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 138 South Main Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Currier House (about 600 feet away); Henry Stephens Memorial Library (about 800 feet away); Almont Society of the New Church (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Almont.
 
Also see . . .  Almont set to dedicate plaque to Civil War veterans. Article in The County Press about the plaque dedication and Liblong's interest in the Civil War soldiers from Almont. (Submitted on August 20, 2020, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2020, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 20, 2020, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Image of the replica Liberty Pole in front of the village offices. • Can you help?
Paid Advertisement
Mar. 7, 2021