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Near Jonesville in Hillsdale County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Father Gabriel Richard

 
 
Father Gabriel Richard Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel S., June 18, 2010
1. Father Gabriel Richard Marker
Inscription.  
Priest
Educator-Statesman
Secured funds in 1825 through the United States Congress for the survey of the Great Sauk Trail now U.S. Highway 112 thus opening this artery of civilization into the west
 
Erected 1937 by Michigan Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
 
Location. 41° 59.841′ N, 84° 37.738′ W. Marker is near Jonesville, Michigan, in Hillsdale County. Marker is on U.S. 12, 2 miles east of State Highway 99, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jonesville MI 49250, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jonesville Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Grace Episcopal Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Grand Army Of The Republic Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Grosvenor House (approx. 1.9 miles
Jonesville Roadside Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel S., June 18, 2010
2. Jonesville Roadside Park
The Father Gabriel Richard Marker is on the rock somewhat obscured by bushes on the left.
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away); The Oak Grove Cemetery Association (approx. 3.9 miles away); Potter's Field (approx. 4 miles away); Hillsdale College (approx. 4½ miles away); Dorothy D. and Joseph A. Moller Amphitheater (approx. 4½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jonesville.
 
Jonesville Roadside Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel S., June 18, 2010
3. Jonesville Roadside Park
The Gabriel Richard marker is in the Jonesville Roadside Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2010, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 876 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 24, 2010, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 19, 2022