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

McFarlan Park

 
 
McFarlan Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, August 26, 2021
1. McFarlan Park Marker
Inscription.  McFarlan Park, purchased in 1875 for $3,700.00 wsa the first park owned by the City of Flint and was the basis for the park and recreation system which now extends into all parts of the city. An ornamental fountain, the gift of Alexander McFarlan, was installed in the park, from which source the park derived its name.
100th Anniversary
July 21, 1975

 
Erected 1975.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
 
Location. 43° 1.181′ N, 83° 41.619′ W. Marker is in Flint, Michigan, in Genesee County. Marker is at the intersection of Saginaw Street and Martin Luther King Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Saginaw Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Flint MI 48502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Genesee County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Smith / Fred A. Aldrich (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); J. Dallas Dort (about 800 feet away); W. C. Billy Durant
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(about 800 feet away); Carriage Town (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bold Moves (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Washington Elm Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away); Flint Road Cart Factory / Durant-Dort Carriage Factory No. 1 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flint.
 
McFarlan Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, August 26, 2021
2. McFarlan Park Marker
Located in McFarlan Veterans Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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