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Near Onsted in Lenawee County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Irish Pioneers & Father Gabriel Richards

 
 
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By TeamOHE, December 8, 2019
1. Irish Pioneers & Father Gabriel Richards Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated July 4th 1932 in memory of the undaunted faith of the Irish pioneers whose bodies rest in this hallowed ground and of Father Gabriel Richard, pioneer missionary, who in 1826 sponsored the building of the Chicago Pike which passes by these sacred premises.
 
Erected 1932.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 3.417′ N, 84° 9.867′ 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Joseph Shrine (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Joseph's Church / St. Joseph's Shrine (within shouting distance of this marker); An Gorta Mor (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named An Gorta Mor (about 700 feet away);
Irish Pioneers & Father Gabriel Richards Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 8, 2019
2. Irish Pioneers & Father Gabriel Richards Marker
Davenport House (approx. 2˝ miles away); St. Michael and All Angels Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Wooden Stone School (approx. 4.3 miles away); Brooklyn's Founder (approx. 5˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Onsted.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 26, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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