Somerset Center in Hillsdale County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
W. H. L. McCourtie / W. H. L. McCourtie Estate
Erected 1994 by Bureau of Michigan History, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number S0624.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Bridges & Viaducts • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1897.
Location. 42° 3.023′ N, 84° 24.578′ W. Marker is in Somerset Center, Michigan, in Hillsdale County. Marker is at the intersection of Chicago Road (U.S. 12) and South Jackson Road, on the right when traveling west on Chicago Road. McCourtie Park is approx. 2.7 miles west of U.S. Highway 127. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Somerset Center MI 49282, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Somerset General Store (approx. 1.7 miles away); Woodstock Manual Labor Institute (approx. 4.6 miles away); Michigan and Ohio Railroad Depot (approx. 5.2 miles away); Clearwater Beach Entrance (approx. 7.3 miles away); Hitching Post (approx. 7.9 miles away); Horton-Hanover Schools / Hanover High SchoolHanover-Horton Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.3 miles away); Rollin Township Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.4 miles away).
More about this marker. The marker is very hard to see from the road. The park entrance is on South Jackson Road (on the left side when driving north).
Also see . . .
1. Peek Through Time: Gangsters, ghosts, graceful art all part of mystique of McCourtie Park. (Submitted on July 25, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. St. Joseph's Church / St. Joseph's Shrine Marker. Ralph Corona also worked on St. Joseph's Shrine in nearby Cambridge Township, Michigan. (Submitted on July 3, 2015, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2010, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 1,855 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2010, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. 3. submitted on March 14, 2012, by Dave Wilcox of Grass Lake, Michigan. 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 22, 2010, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.