“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Holly in Oakland County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Holly's Town Hall

Holly's Town Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel S., August 13, 2010
1. Holly's Town Hall Marker
Inscription.  Holly's Town Hall has been a center of community activity since it was built in 1892. Holly Township in Oakland County was formally organized in 1838, and the Village of Holly was incorporated in 1865. The two local governments decided to join efforts in building a town hall after their nearby rival, Fenton in Genesee County, erected a hall in the late 1880s. Township voters approved the idea in 1889; village voters, in 1890. The two governments shared equally in the planning and funding of the $3,000 project. The hall has been used for municipal offices, a fire station, a jail, a polling place and as a setting for social, cultural and political gatherings. Village offices remained here until 1958; township offices, until 1982.
Erected 1985 by Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number L1261.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
Location. 42° 47.477′ N, 83° 
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37.671′ W. Marker is in Holly, Michigan, in Oakland County. Marker is at the intersection of South Saginaw Street and Civic Drive, on the right when traveling south on South Saginaw Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 Civic Drive, Holly MI 48442, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle Alley (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Crapo Park (about 800 feet away); This is the Site of the Holly Milling Co. (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1834 Clark Dibble Settlement (approx. 3.9 miles away); 1840 Grindstone from Fenton Mills (approx. 3.9 miles away); Fenton United Methodist Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); Saint Jude's Episcopal Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); Dibbleville Business District I (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Holly.
Holly's Town Hall and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel S., August 13, 2010
2. Holly's Town Hall and Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2010, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 752 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 17, 2010, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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