Pontiac in Oakland County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
From Trail To Pavement
Building the Roads in Pontiac
You Auto Know
The settlement of Pontiac was platted in 1818 where two Native American trails crossed the Clinton River.
Erected by Motorcities National Heritage Area, National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1822.
Location. 42° 38.186′ N, 83° 17.501′ W. Marker is in Pontiac, Michigan, in Oakland CountyTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Pontiac's Coach Builders (within shouting distance of this marker); Building Trucks In Pontiac (within shouting distance of this marker); Outstanding Architecture (within shouting distance of this marker); Parades and People-Watching (within shouting distance of this marker); Molten Metal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Inspiration Road (about 500 feet away); A Record Of Innovation (about 600 feet away); Pontiac Thrived (about 700 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 31, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 16 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.