St. Charles in Saginaw County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Saginaw Valley Coal
Erected 1972 by Michigan Historical Commission. (Marker Number S362.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
Location. 43° 18.422′ N, 84° 8.571′ W. Marker is in St. Charles, Michigan, Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Parkway Drive, Saint Charles MI 48655, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 8" Howitzer (within shouting distance of this marker); Early St. Charles (approx. half a mile away); Local Historical Site (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Charles Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Schroeder House (approx. 1.2 miles away); George Nason House (approx. 8˝ miles away); Leamington Stewart House (approx. 8˝ miles away); Woodland Trail (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Charles.
Also see . . . Coal Mine. From a page on Swan Creek Township's website: "The Swan Creek mine was producing 100 tons of coal daily. At that time coal produced there was sold directly at the mine. Trucks from Saginaw Valley Towns came to get loads of soft coal-lump, egg and stoker varieties. The Swan Creek mine's shaft was sunk in 1941....the coal was hoisted up from a depth of 200 feet." (Submitted on September 16, 2021, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 150 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. 3. submitted on September 16, 2021, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. 4. submitted on August 30, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.