Trenton in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Historical Shipyard Site
Erected by Donations to Historical Marker Fund. (Marker Number 99-3.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1846.
Location. 42° 8.284′ N, 83° 10.655′ W. Marker is in Trenton, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut and Elizabeth Drive, on the right when traveling east on Walnut. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Burial Ground (approx. ¼ mile away); First Trenton High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wagstaff-Duddleston Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); Michigan Wyandot and Monguagon / Battle of Monguagon (approx. 0.6 miles away); Times of Change (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Rucker-Stanton House (approx. one mile away); The Detroit River / Recovery (approx. 1½ miles away); Angus Keith House (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trenton.
Also see . . . Off The Deep End His 'Dream' Ship Turns Into a Nightmare. Excerpt:
Hoffmann's "dream" centered on the "Mystery Ship" -- in reality, the Alvin Clark, a 218-ton, two-masted schooner that sank in an unexpected summer squall on June 29, 1864. Three of the five crew members died when it sank.(Submitted on April 12, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 12, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.