Midland Street Commercial District
In 1867 Major Newcomb Clark built the first commercial structure on Midland Street in Wenona, later West Bay City. Clark was Wenona’s first village president and became speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives in 1885. The development that followed this initial construction project resulted in a collection of commercial buildings, dating from 1867 to 1929, on what became a major
Erected 1995 by Michigan Historical Center, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number L1927C.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
Location. 43° 36.122′ N, 83° 53.824′ W. Marker is in Bay City, Michigan, in Bay County. Marker is at the intersection of East Midland Street and Litchfield Street, on the left when traveling east on East Midland Street. Litchfield Street serves as the entrance ramp to eastbound East Vermont Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bay City MI 48706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sage Public Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Sion Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Ten Hours or No Sawdust" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Keit's FloristCross Country Connections (approx. 0.6 miles away); Center Avenue (approx. 0.7 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.7 miles away); George H. & Elva Shearer House (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bay City.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2020, by John Garman of Rochester Hills. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 24, 2020, by John Garman of Rochester Hills. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.