Near Tawas City in Iosco County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected to perpetuate the memory of the pioneer lumbermen of Michigan through whose labors was made possible the development of the prairie states.
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & Forestry • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 44° 26.131′ N, 83° 37.443′ W. Marker is near Tawas City, Michigan, in Iosco County. Marker can be reached from Monument Road, 0.1 miles north of River Road National Scenic Byway, Au Sable River. From Tawas - From M-55 turn right onto Wilber Rd. go 1.25 miles north to Monument Rd. Continue on Monument Rd. for 11 miles to River Rd. From Oscoda - Travel 15 miles west along River Rd. General Notes Location - River Road National Scenic Byway, Au Sable River Courtesy USFS. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: East Tawas MI 48730, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kiwanis Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Au Sable River International Canoe Marathon Five Channels Dam Workers Camp / Hydroelectric Power (approx. 2.9 miles away); Cooke Hydroelectric Plant / Hydroelectric Power (approx. 3.6 miles away); Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 9.1 miles away); Rodman Water Power Sawmill (approx. 12.6 miles away); Brass Range Marker (approx. 12.6 miles away); Konotin-Iosco (approx. 12.7 miles away).
More about this monument. Monument Road intesect the River Road. The monument, reachable by a short walk from the parking lot is located on a bluff above the Au Sable River.
Our thanks to a lover of this monument, George Joumas, who brought it to our attention.
Regarding Lumbermanís Monument. This monument is noted by the AFL/CIO as a Worker's Memorial.
Additional keywords. loggers,logging,white fir,Huron-Manistee National Forests,Au Sable River
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