Detroit in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Fannie Richards Homesite
Erected 1975 by Michigan History Division, Department of State, Detroit Historical Commission. (Marker Number L0365.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list.
Location. 42° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Rivard St, Detroit MI 48207, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Holy Family Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Church of Annunciation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick Douglass - John Brown Meeting (approx. ¼ mile away); First Jewish Religious Services (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Mary's Rectory (approx. ¼ mile away); Detroit Cornice and Slate Building (approx. ¼ mile away); SS. Peter and Paul Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Mies van der Rohe Townhouses (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Detroit.
Also see . . . Fannie Richards: Integration Pioneer. Excerpt:
Desiring to have better training than what was then given to persons of color in Detroit, she went to Toronto. There she studied English, history, drawing and needlework. In later years she attended the Teachers Training School in Detroit.(Submitted on May 4, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 4, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.