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Moorestown in Missaukee County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Site of Stratford Village

 
 
Site of Stratford Village Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, September 28, 2021
1. Site of Stratford Village Marker
Inscription.  This town originated in 1897 with the purchase of 13400 acres of virgin red and white pine by the Thayer Lumber Company. A railroad came the same year and hauled logs six days per week for twelve years. In 1908 the last of the pine logs were hauled and Stratford became deserted the site was purchased by the State in 1937.
 
Erected by Michigan Conservation Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1897.
 
Location. 44° 29.757′ N, 84° 57.162′ W. Marker is in Moorestown, Michigan, in Missaukee County. Marker is on North 13 Mile Road, 0.3 miles north of East Oil Well Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lake City MI 49651, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Also see . . .  The Michigan Ghost Town of Stratford is Completely Gone. Excerpt:
The Michigan village of Stratford is a true ghost town. Absolutely nothing remains of this town: no people, no buildings, no nuttin'....except maybe ghosts.
Site of Stratford Village Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, September 28, 2021
2. Site of Stratford Village Marker
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(Submitted on September 29, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.) 
 
Additional commentary.
1. Site is abandoned
The site has been abandoned since 1937. Signs are staked out on the plot showing the location of settlement buildings as seen in photos 3,4,5.
    — Submitted September 29, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.
 
Site of Stratford Village Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, September 28, 2021
3. Site of Stratford Village Marker
Looking south on North 13 Mile Road
Stratford Village image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, September 28, 2021
4. Stratford Village
Site of Stratford Village Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, September 28, 2021
5. Site of Stratford Village Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 29, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 9, 2022