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Howard in Cass County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Howard Township Hall

 
 
Howard Township Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, April 22, 2013
1. Howard Township Hall Marker
Inscription.  The first white settlers located in this vicinity about 1826. The first school was held in an abandoned log cabin in the northwest part of the township in 1833. Howard Township was organized by an Act of the Territorial Legislature on March 7, 1834. The population was 366 in 1837.

This TOWN HALL, originally 24 ft. by 36 ft., then called a "Town House," was built in 1883 at a cost of $775.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1839.
 
Location. 41° 51.321′ N, 86° 10.545′ W. Marker is in Howard, Michigan, in Cass County. Marker is at the intersection of Barron Lake Road and Huntly Road, on the right when traveling south on Barron Lake Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Niles MI 49120, 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. Methodist Episcopal Church / The Old Rugged Cross (approx. 3.9 miles away); "The Old Rugged Cross" (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Old Rugged Cross Church (approx. 3.9 miles away);
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John and Horace Dodge / The Dodge Brothers (approx. 3.9 miles away); Donavon F. Smith (approx. 4.1 miles away); Donavon F. Smith Veterans Memorial Park Monument (approx. 4.1 miles away); Michigan Central Railroad Niles Depot (approx. 4.1 miles away); Michigan Central Railroad Depot / Michigan Central Railroad Company (approx. 4.2 miles away).
 
Howard Township Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, April 22, 2013
2. Howard Township Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 704 times since then and 128 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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