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

City of Leslie

 
 
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By J.T. Lambrou, April 23, 2021
1. City of Leslie Marker
Inscription.  In March 1836, Elijah Woodworth established the first settlement in the township of Leslie. From this beginning in the wilderness, a community grew. First known as Meekersville, the name was later changed to Leslie.
 
Erected by Ingham County.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
 
Location. 42° 27.069′ N, 84° 25.888′ W. Marker is in Leslie, Michigan, in Ingham County. Marker is at the intersection of East Bellevue Street and Commercial Drive, on the right when traveling east on East Bellevue Street. Marker is located at the entrance to the Leslie area historical museum in the G.A.R. building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 E Bellevue St, Leslie MI 49251, 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. First Baptist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tuttle Park Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Meridian - Base Line Initial Point (approx. 4.3 miles away); Baldwin Park (approx. 6.6 miles away); This Boulder
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By J.T. Lambrou, April 23, 2021
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(approx. 6.8 miles away); Sts. Cornelius and Cyprian Church (approx. 6.9 miles away); Edward Ferris House (approx. 7.2 miles away); Home of Lawton T. Hemans 1892-1916 (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leslie.
 
Also see . . .  Leslie Township History. (Submitted on April 26, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.)
 
Grand Army of the Republic building image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, April 23, 2021
3. Grand Army of the Republic building
Marker is at the entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 24 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 26, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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