Monroe in Monroe County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Edward D. Ellis
Mr. Ellis was editor of the Michigan Sentinel 1825-36. Its files are an important record of local and state history of that formative period. He served 1835-36 as the first state senator elected from his home district, also as Monroe County member of the state convention elected in 1836 which rejected the first Congressional proposal for settlement of the Michigan-Ohio boundary line dispute.
Erected by Monroe County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
Location. 41° 55.985′ N, 83° 27.678′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Michigan, in Monroe County. Marker is on South Custer Road near South Raisinville Road, on the right when traveling Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3700 S Custer Rd, Monroe MI 48161, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Navarre - Anderson Trading Post (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Navarre - Anderson Trading Post (approx. 0.2 miles away); McDowell Papermill / Papermill School (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Custer Home (approx. 0.9 miles away); St. Antoine, Riviere Aux Raisins / "The Cross Leads Generations On" (approx. 1.6 miles away); Deloeuil Blacksmith Shop (approx. 1.7 miles away); Waterloo Dam (approx. 2.2 miles away); Waterloo Dam 1820 (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.