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Marshall in Calhoun County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Mansion St.

 
 
Mansion St. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, July 12, 2021
1. Mansion St. Marker
Inscription.  In 1837 Marshall founder, Sidney Ketchum, built the first brick home in Calhoun County. This "Mansion House" later served as a dormitory for the Young Ladies Institute until acquired and remodeled in 1861 by Charles P. Dibble, who called his estate "Oaklawn". The home served as the hospital from 1925 until its replacement in 1953.
 
Erected by Rotary International.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Rotary International series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1837.
 
Location. 42° 16.384′ N, 84° 57.434′ W. Marker is in Marshall, Michigan, in Calhoun County. Marker is at the intersection of East Mansion Street and North Madison Street, on the right when traveling west on East Mansion Street. Located near the entrance to Oaklawn Hospital. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 N Madison St, Marshall MI 49068, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas J. O'Brien (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Opal Beck (about 400 feet away); Howard F. Young / Postmasters
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(about 400 feet away); Trinity Episcopal Church / Montgomery Schuyler (about 500 feet away); American Museum of Magic (about 500 feet away); Michigan Ave. (about 600 feet away); The United States Bicentennial 1776-1976 (about 600 feet away); J. H. Cronin Co. Inc. (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marshall.
 
Mansion St. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, July 12, 2021
2. Mansion St. Marker
Construction all along Mansion Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 15, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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