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

E. S. Swayze Drugstore

 
 
E. S. Swayze Drugstore Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., July 16, 2010
1. E. S. Swayze Drugstore Marker
Inscription.  E. S. Swayze opened a drugstore on this site prior to 1870. When the store burned in 1874, Swayze built this one. Members of the Free Methodist Church used the second-floor meeting hall for services from 1887 to 1890. In 1903 Masonic Lodge #401 and the Order of the Eastern Star bought the building, which they owned until 1970. This intact commercial building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected 2009 by Michigan Historical Commission - Michigan Historical Center. (Marker Number L2180.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 43° 9.989′ N, 83° 31.454′ W. Marker is in Otisville, Michigan, in Genesee County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street (State Highway 15) and Main Street, on the left when traveling south on State Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 East Main Street, Otisville MI 48463, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
E. S. Swayze Drugstore and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., July 16, 2010
2. E. S. Swayze Drugstore and Marker
are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Country School (within shouting distance of this marker); Otisville High School (within shouting distance of this marker); Laing-Mason House (approx. 1.8 miles away); The William Peter Mansion (approx. 5.7 miles away); United Methodist Church (approx. 5.8 miles away); Columbiaville Depot (approx. 5.9 miles away); James Richardson, D.O. a generous gentleman. (approx. 5.9 miles away); Millington Bank Building (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Otisville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2010, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 766 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2010, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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