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

Michigan Historical Survey Point

 
 
Michigan Historical Survey Point Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, July 2, 2022
1. Michigan Historical Survey Point Marker
Inscription.  On 6-14-1852, Wm. Burt, U.S. Surveyor, set a cedar post at the quarter corner of sections 5 & 6, T24N, R2W. He noted an 8 inch diameter yellow pine S75'W. 95 links. That pine still stands...a silent witness to the original surveys of Michigan.
 
Erected 1995 by Michigan Society of Professional Engineers - Mid Michigan Chapter.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 44° 30.088′ N, 84° 35.465′ W. Marker is in Roscommon, Michigan, in Roscommon County. Marker is at the intersection of North 7th Street and Brooks Street, on the right when traveling north on North 7th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roscommon MI 48653, 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. Pioneer House (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to the Higgins Lake Nursery and CCC Museum (approx. 8.2 miles away); The Hale Fire Tower (approx. 8.3 miles away); Michigan's First Fire Tower
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(approx. 8.3 miles away); Packing House (approx. 8.3 miles away); Beginning of State Reforestation (approx. 8.3 miles away); Cone Barn (approx. 8.3 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps Museum (approx. 8.3 miles away).
 
Michigan Historical Survey Point Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, July 2, 2022
2. Michigan Historical Survey Point Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2022, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2022, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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