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

Col. Francis Navarre

 
 
Col. Francis Navarre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 16, 2009
1. Col. Francis Navarre Marker
Inscription.  
First Indian
Grant of land to the
First White Settler
In Monroe
Col. Francis Navarre
1785
First White Child Born
In Monroe
Gen. Winchester's
Headquarters 1813.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar of 1812. A significant historical year for this entry is 1785.
 
Location. 41° 54.911′ N, 83° 23.573′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Michigan, in Monroe County. Marker is on East Front Street 0 miles east of Scott Street. This historical marker is located just outside of, and to the east of, downtown Monroe, on the south side of the River Raisin. The street that this marker is located on, East Front Street, runs alongside the southern bank of the River Raisin. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 364 East Front Street, Monroe MI 48161, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Storied Homestead (here, next to this marker); American Legion World War I Monument (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Anderson Trading Post (about 800 feet away); Monroe Bank and Trust (approx.
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By Dale K. Benington, July 16, 2009
2. Col. Francis Navarre Marker
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0.2 miles away); Monroe County and the Civil War / Grand Army of the Republic (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eisenmann-Enteman Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Monroe County Civil War Fallen Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Death of Capt. Woolfolk (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Frenchtown. (Submitted on July 19, 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 19, 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 19, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. James Winchester. (Submitted on July 19, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
 
Col. Francis Navarre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 16, 2009
3. Col. Francis Navarre Marker
View of this historical marker (almost hidden by the tree) and it's close proximity to the historical marker, "A Storied Homestead."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,481 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 19, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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