Pontiac in Oakland County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Civil War
1861 * 1865
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Frances C. Butterfield
Tent No. 9
Daughters of Union Veterans
Erected 1927 by Daughters of Union Veterans.
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 42° 38.189′ N, 83° 17.288′ W. Marker is in Pontiac, Michigan, in Oakland County. Marker is at the intersection of Woodward Avenue (Business U.S. 24) and Water Street, on the right when traveling north on Woodward Avenue. Located in front of the Pontiac City Hall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pontiac MI 48342, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pontiac Public Library (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oak Hill Cemetery (about 300 feet away); Pontiac Thrived (about 400 feet away); From Trail To Pavement (approx. 0.2 miles away); Parades and People-Watching (approx. 0.2 miles Outstanding Architecture (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pontiac's Coach Builders (approx. 0.2 miles away); Building Trucks In Pontiac (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pontiac.
More about this monument. Monument, consisting of a statue of a Civil War soldier, and a bronze plaque, at Saginaw Street and Oakland Avenue, Pontiac. It was erected in 1927 by the Frances C. Butterfield Tent No. 9, Daughters of Union Veterans, in memory of the Union veterans of the Civil War.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 21, 2010, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. This page has been viewed 1,212 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 21, 2010, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.