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

Site of First Log Cabin in Hillsdale County

 
 
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By Craig Doda, December 28, 2019
1. Site of First Log Cabin in Hillsdale County Marker
Inscription.  

Near here in the spring of 1827 Moses Allen built the first log cabin in Hillsdale County
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 41° 57.516′ N, 84° 45.672′ W. Marker is in Allen, Michigan, in Hillsdale County. Marker is at the intersection of East Chicago Street and Cemetery Drive, on the right when traveling west on East Chicago Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Allen MI 49227, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Allen Civil War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Allen World War Honor Roll (approx. 0.2 miles away); Assistant Chief Wilson (approx. half a mile away); Captain Moses Allen (approx. half a mile away); Allens' Own Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients
Site of First Log Cabin in Hillsdale County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Doda, December 28, 2019
2. Site of First Log Cabin in Hillsdale County Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Wayside Memorial Park (approx. 5.4 miles away); Litchfield World War II Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Grand Army Of The Republic Civil War Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allen.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 10, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 10, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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