Monroe in Monroe County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Death of Capt. Woolfolk
Although the French settlers could not help Woolfolk, they did manage to ransom several other American prisoners with money, horses or other valuables.
Erected by Monroe County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. A significant historical date for this entry is January 23, 1839.
Location. 41° 54.975′ N, 83° 23.379′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Michigan, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of East Elm Avenue (State Highway 50) and Riverview Avenue, on the right when traveling west on East Elm Avenue. This historical marker, along with a number of other historical markers that are Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monroe MI 48162, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Legion World War I Monument (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Monroe County Civil War Fallen Soldiers Memorial (about 700 feet away); Monroe County and the Civil War / Grand Army of the Republic (about 700 feet away); Soldiers and Sailors Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Civic Improvement Society of Monroe (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Storied Homestead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Anderson Trading Post (approx. 0.2 miles away); Col. Francis Navarre (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Frenchtown. This web link was both published and made available by, "Absolute Astronomy.com," in it's quest to enable "exploring the universe of knowledge." (Submitted on July 17, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. Remember the River Raisin. This web link is published by "Michigan History Magazine." (Submitted on July 17, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
3. Battle of Frenchtown. This web link is published and made available by "Friends of the River Raisin Battlefield." (Submitted on July 17, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
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