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

Platt's General Store

 
 
Platt's General Store Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, September 7, 2022
1. Platt's General Store Marker
Inscription.  Dating from the early 1900's, our general store is half exhibit / half gift shop. The display includes vintage merchandise, a classic cash register, and the original Argyle, Michigan postal unit. Old fashioned toys, candy and books on local history are among the items for sale.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 43° 25.471′ N, 82° 32.642′ W. Marker is in Port Sanilac, Michigan, in Sanilac County. Marker can be reached from South Ridge Street (Michigan Route 25) half a mile south of Main Street. The General Store is part of the Sanilac County Historic Village & Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 228 South Ridge Street, Port Sanilac MI 48469, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); The Decker Crib Barn (within shouting distance of this marker); The Forestville Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Loop-Harrison House (within shouting distance of this
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marker); Houndtown Cabin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ward Cottage (about 400 feet away); Port Sanilac Light Station - 1886 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Screw (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Sanilac.
 
Additional commentary.
1.
The general store was moved to the museum grounds in the 1980s from its former location next to Platt's Drug Store in Port Sanilac.
    — Submitted December 21, 2022, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.
 
Platt's General Store Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, September 7, 2022
2. Platt's General Store Marker
Platt's General Store image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, September 7, 2022
3. Platt's General Store
Platt's General Store image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, September 7, 2022
4. Platt's General Store
The general store is one of the exhibits at Sanilac County Historic Village & Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 15, 2022, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 15, 2022, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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