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Farmington Hills in Oakland County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Eli Stodgell House

Eli Stodgell House Marker image. Click for full size.
December 23, 2020
1. Eli Stodgell House Marker
Inscription.  In 1899, this lovely Victorian house was built on the southeast corner of Thirteen Mile and Middlebelt Road by Eli Stodgell, a local carpenter and stone mason. The Stodgells owned a pasture across the road and raised chickens as well as cows in the barns on their property. Eli's wife, Serenah, was famous for making butter in the neighborhood that was called the English Settlement because of the ancestry of the local residents. Eli Stodgell (1865-1920) was born in West Bloomfield Township and Serenah (1864-1932) was born in England. The house was moved to this location in 1979.
Erected by Farmington Hills Historic District Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureNotable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1899.
Location. 42° 30.384′ N, 83° 20.338′ W. Marker is in Farmington Hills, Michigan, in Oakland County. Marker is at the intersection of Spring Street and Middlebelt Road, on the left when traveling east on Spring Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 29240 Spring Street, Farmington MI 48334, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Utley Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Glen Oaks (approx. 0.9 miles away); St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center (approx. 1.1 miles away); Buckhorn Corners (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fractional District School (approx. 1.2 miles away); McCabe Funeral Home (approx. 1.3 miles away); Edward Beals House (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Chene House (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmington Hills.
Eli Stodgell House and Marker image. Click for full size.
December 23, 2020
2. Eli Stodgell House and Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2020. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 121 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 29, 2020.

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