Ypsilanti in Washtenaw County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1994 by Bureau of Michigan History, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number S642.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Industry & Commerce Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
Location. 42° 14.444′ N, 83° 36.928′ W. Marker is in Ypsilanti, Michigan, in Washtenaw County. Marker is on West Michigan Avenue, 0.1 miles east of South Adams Street, on the right when traveling east. Located in Library Park, east of Ypsilanti District Library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 229 W Michigan Ave, Ypsilanti MI 48197, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Food and Drink (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Michigan Avenue Industry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Power on the River (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Amazing Quarter Mile (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ladies' Literary Club House (approx. ¼ mile away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); 220 N. Huron (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ypsilanti.
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The phrase "The real(Submitted on May 17, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.)
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