Near Onsted in Lenawee County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
St. Joseph Shrine
The main body of
this shrine was
built in 1854 by
early Irish settlers.
Erected by St. Pacrick's Division of the Arncient Order of Hibernians, Lenawee County.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
Location. 42° 3.4′ N, 84° 9.883′ W. Marker is near Onsted, Michigan, in Lenawee County. Marker is on U.S. 12, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Onsted MI 49265, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Joseph's Church / St. Joseph's Shrine (within shouting distance of this marker); Irish Pioneers & Father Gabriel Richards (within shouting distance of this marker); An Gorta Mor (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named An Gorta Mor (about 600 feet away); Roadside Attractions at Brighton Hill and Kelly's Knoll (approx. 0.4 miles away); History of the Mystery Hill (approx. Geronimo (approx. 1.6 miles away); George Armstrong Custer (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Onsted.
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