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

Indian Trading Post

 
 
Indian Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 16, 2009
1. Indian Trading Post Marker
Inscription.  
Site of early
Indian Trading Post
Tablets placed
By the Women
of the
Civic Improvement
Society
Of Monroe


 
Erected by The Women of the Civic Improvement Society of Monroe.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812Women.
 
Location. 41° 55.077′ N, 83° 23.697′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Michigan, in Monroe County. Marker is on East Elm Street west of Tremont Street, on the right when traveling west. This historical marker is located affixed to a rock, in front of a residence on the north side of the street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 39 East Elm Street, 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. The Gov. Robt. McCelland House (a few steps from this marker); Tecumseh's Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); First Flag Raised In Michigan Territory (about
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500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First American Flag (about 500 feet away); George Armstrong Custer / Sighting the Enemy (about 500 feet away); St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception (about 500 feet away); General George A. Custer (about 500 feet away); Monroe Street Bridge (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
 
More about this marker. This historical marker is situated on the original location of the Navarre-Anderson Trading Post. This building was in this original location on the days of the Battles of the River Raisin, and the building still proudly displays it's battle scars to prove it. In 1972 this building was moved approximately 3.7 miles west of town to its current location, in the Monroe County Historical Society's museum complex.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Indian Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 16, 2009
2. Indian Trading Post Marker
Indian Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 16, 2009
3. Indian Trading Post Marker
View looking north of the historical marker, situated in the shadows, in the foreground, and a residential building in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 19, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,130 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 19, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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