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Mason in Ingham County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

City of Mason

 
 
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By J.T. Lambrou, April 23, 2021
1. City of Mason Marker
Inscription.  The city of Mason became the County Seat to Ingham County in 1840 and is the only site in the Nation where the state capitol is not located in its County Seat
 
Erected by Ingham County.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
 
Location. 42° 34.744′ N, 84° 26.659′ W. Marker is in Mason, Michigan, in Ingham County. Marker is at the intersection of West Ash Street and South Park Street, on the right when traveling east on West Ash Street. Marker is on the Mason Library building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 145 W Ash St, Mason MI 48854, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Honor of All Who Have Served (within shouting distance of this marker); Ingham County Courthouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maple Grove Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Home of Lawton T. Hemans 1892-1916 (approx. ¼ mile away); Mason Depot (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Pink School
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By J.T. Lambrou, April 23, 2021
2. City of Mason Marker
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(approx. half a mile away); John Rayner House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Roswell Everett / Roswell Everett House (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mason.
 
Also see . . .  County Seat, But Not The Capital?. Excerpt:
Unlike the other 49 states of the Union, Michigan remains unique in that its county seat is separate from the capital.
(Submitted on April 24, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 24, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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