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Fenton in Genesee County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

1837 Public Square

 
 
1837 Public Square Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, July 26, 2021
1. 1837 Public Square Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated on the first 4th of July celebration in 1837, the public square was used for town meetings and Civil War troops were mustered here.
 
Erected by Fenton Community Fund and Community Foundation of Greater Flint.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1837.
 
Location. 42° 47.545′ N, 83° 42.548′ W. Marker is in Fenton, Michigan, in Genesee County. Marker is at the intersection of West Elizabeth Street and Henry Street, on the left when traveling east on West Elizabeth Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 W Elizabeth St, Fenton MI 48430, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Freedom Park World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Freedom Park Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 1834-Site of First Log House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Prospect Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1838 Judge Daniel LeRoy's Law Office
1837 Public Square Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, July 26, 2021
2. 1837 Public Square Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Dibbleville Business District II (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dibbleville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Riggs Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fenton.
 
1837 Public Square image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, July 26, 2021
3. 1837 Public Square
The former public square is now Freedom Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 31, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 29, 2022