Trenton in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Michigan Wyandot and Monguagon / Battle of Monguagon
Erected 2012 by Michigan Historical Commission-Michigan Historical Center. (Marker Number S199.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list.
Location. 42° 7.878′ N, 83° 11.105′ W. Marker is in Trenton, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is on West Jefferson Avenue 0.7 miles north of Van Horn Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Trenton MI 48183, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Burial Ground (approx. half a mile away); Times of Change (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Rucker-Stanton House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Recording Movements (approx. 2.2 miles away); Rails Through Grosse IleThe End of the Line (approx. 2.2 miles away); Michigan Central Railroad (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Livingstone Channel (approx. 2.3 miles away).
More about this marker. This marker replaced an old marker that was becoming hard to read. The Battle of Monguagon side includes updated and corrected text while the Michigan Wyandot and Monguagon side is new.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . . DAR chapter replaces historical marker. Article from the August 19, 2012 Times-Herald about the dedication of the new marker. (Submitted on December 22, 2020, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 22, 2020, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 34 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 22, 2020, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.