Pontiac in Oakland County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
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Byron Carter died in 1908 at the age of 44 from the "kickback" of a car's crank starter, and in 1911 the electric starter was designed by Charles Kettering.
Erected by Motorcities National Heritage Area, National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles.
Location. 42° 38.245′ N, 83° 17.611′ W. Marker is in Pontiac, Michigan, in Oakland County. Marker is at the intersection of West Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 W Lawrence St, Pontiac MI 48342, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Inspiration Road (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Molten Metal (about 400 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); Outstanding Architecture (about 500 feet away); Parades and People-Watching (about 500 feet away); Building Trucks In Pontiac (about 500 feet away); From Trail To Pavement (about 600 feet away); Pontiac's Coach Builders (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pontiac.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 30, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.