Detroit in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Registered Michigan Historic Site
Erected by Michigan Historical Commission Registered Site. (Marker Number 71.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed Forts and Castles • War of 1812 • War, US Revolutionary • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1888.
Location. 42° 19.793′ N, 83° 2.922′ W. Marker is in Detroit, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Shelby Street and West Fort Street (Michigan Highway 85), on the right when traveling south on Shelby Street. This historical marker is located on the south-west corner of the intersection of West Fort Street and Shelby Street in downtown Detroit. It is affixed to the outside corner wall of the commercial building that is situated there. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Detroit MI 48226, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Comerica Incorporated (within shouting distance of this marker); State Savings Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ford Building (about 500 feet away); James A. Bailey (about 600 feet away); Chicago Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Iron Brigade / The Twenty-Fourth Michigan Volunteer Infantry RegimentStearns Telephone (approx. 0.2 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Detroit.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . .
1. Fort Lernoult. (Submitted on August 22, 2009.)
2. Wikipedia entry for Fort Shelby (Michigan). This link is from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on August 22, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
3. 1812-8-7-Bombardment-Of-Fort-Detroit-August-16-1812-Peter-Rindlisbacher. This is a link to a gallery of prints provided by Canadian Art Cards. (Submitted on July 1, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,649 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 17, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 5. submitted on April 23, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.