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Northville in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

J.M. Mead General Store

 
 
J.M. Mead General Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, April 10, 2021
1. J.M. Mead General Store Marker
Inscription.  This was the last timber-framed building in downtown Northville.It was built between 1830 and 1850 on the south side of Main Street, west of Hutton. For more than 150 years this storefront housed a variety of retail businesses before being moved here in 2010. It now serves as the Mill Race Historical Village store.
 
Erected by Northville Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
 
Location. 42° 25.98′ N, 83° 28.771′ W. Marker is in Northville, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker can be reached from Griswold Street 0.2 miles north of East Main Street. Located on the grounds of the Mill Race Historical Village. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 Griswold St, Northville MI 48167, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cady Inn (here, next to this marker); Hirsch Blacksmith Shop (a few steps from this marker); Interurban Station (a few steps from this marker); Wash Oak School (within shouting distance
J.M. Mead General Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, April 10, 2021
2. J.M. Mead General Store Marker
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of this marker); Mill Race Historical Village (within shouting distance of this marker); Weavers Cottage (within shouting distance of this marker); New School Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Hunter House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northville.
 
Mill Race image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, April 10, 2021
3. Mill Race
The store was taken apart board by board and reconstructed using some of the original materials. The reconstructed store was completed at the Mill Race Historic Village in 2010.
 
 
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 13 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.

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