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Near Clayton in Lenawee County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ramsdell Nature Park

 
 
Ramsdell Nature Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 20, 2021
1. Ramsdell Nature Park Marker
Inscription.  This farm was bequeathed to the County by David R. Ramsdell, born July 11, 1886 - died June 27, 1984, his Will in part reads,

"I give my farm of 180 acres to the Lenawee County Parks Commission to be used as a park with nature and hiking trails and areas to observe birds and wildlife. I make this gift so that future generations can enjoy this land, the out-of-doors, birds and nature as I have for so many years."

Park development was promoted by a major grant from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund.

Dedicated October 1991 by the Lenawee County Parks Commission:
Larry Gould, Chairman
Richard Platt, Vice Chairman
Dan Bruggeman, Secretary
Hugh Flippo, Member
Clyde Knisel, Member

 
Erected 1991 by Lenawee County Parks Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical date for this entry is June 27, 1984.
 
Location. 41° 54.77′ N, 84° 15.88′ W. Marker is near Clayton, Michigan, in Lenawee
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County. Marker is on Glen Hill Highway, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clayton MI 49235, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clayton Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away); Rollin Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); Rome Center Veterans Memorial (approx. 4˝ miles away); Birth Place of Will Carleton (approx. 4.7 miles away); Maple Grove Cemetery Veterans Memorial Bench (approx. 5.3 miles away); Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway / Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway Bridge (approx. 6 miles away); The Old Town Clock (approx. 6.2 miles away); American Patriots Memorial (approx. 6.2 miles away).
 
Ramsdell Nature Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 20, 2021
2. Ramsdell Nature Park Marker
Ramsdell Nature Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 20, 2021
3. Ramsdell Nature Park Marker
Ramsdell Nature Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 20, 2021
4. Ramsdell Nature Park Marker
Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Medallion image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 20, 2021
5. Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Medallion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 21, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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