Ash Township in Monroe County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Potter Cemetery / Public Act 525 of 2012
Erected 2017 by Michigan Historical Commission - Michigan History Center. (Marker Number S747.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1847.
Location. 42° 1.627′ N, 83° 18.428′ W. Marker is in Ash Township, Michigan, in Monroe County. Marker can be reached from Sigler Road 0.7 miles east of Swan Creek Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport MI 48166, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Charles Church (approx. 2½ miles away); Prohibition in Berlin Township / "A Bootleggers Paradise" Old Hull Road (approx. 3 miles away); State Police Post (approx. 4.3 miles away); Estral Beach Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away); Hull's Trace (approx. 5 miles away); Cornelius G. Munger General Store (approx. 5 miles away); Ford Motor Company Lamp Factory (approx. 5.1 miles away).
More about this marker. As mentioned on the Public Act 525 side of the marker, the cemetery is landlocked. The location given is for access to the ¾ mile long access easement. The marker can be found in the cemetery.
Also see . . .
1. Ash’s Potter Cemetery rededicated. Excerpt:
Almost as if it rose from the dead, a historic cemetery in Ash Township has been restored to honor those buried there.(Submitted on April 17, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.)
2. Potter Cemetery. Excerpt from find a grave website:
Potter Cemetery, originally known as Swan Creek Cemetery, is privately owned by the Trustees and Friends of Potter Cemetery, a non-profit group, established in 1998 to “restore, maintain and preserve Potter Cemetery for this generation and the generations to come”, and has limited days and hours of access throughout the year. Most of those days are weekends and holidays.(Submitted on April 17, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 17, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.