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Gillett - Beer Farm

 
 
Gillett - Beer Farm marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel S., August 19, 2013
1. Gillett - Beer Farm marker
Inscription.  Peter & Sally Gillett moved to Warren Township from New York in 1832, buying 82 acres of land from the government. Part of the current house was built before 1840. Peter sold a portion of land to the First Methodist Episcopal Church in 1845 as a burial ground, deeding other parts to his children.

By 1875, this property was owned by F. VanFleet, the Kidds in 1895 and the Bates in the 1930s.

Art & Agnes Beer bought it in 1946. The Agnes B. Beer Junior High School was named in her honor in 1969.
 
Erected 1999 by Warren Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
 
Location. 42° 31.649′ N, 83° 4.006′ W. Marker is in Warren, Michigan, in Macomb County. Marker is on Chicago Road east of Ryan Road, on the left when traveling east. This marker is about 125 yards east of the intersection of Ryan Road and Chicago Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4201 Chicago Road, Warren MI 48092, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Warren Union Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles
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away); Site of Peck's "Village View" Farm (approx. 0.4 miles away); Detroit Memorial Park Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Norman J. Halmich Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cutrubes-Seefried Home (approx. 0.7 miles away); 5520 Chicago Road (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Reddick House (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Joiner House 1895 (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warren.
 
Gillett - Beer marker and house image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel S., August 19, 2013
2. Gillett - Beer marker and house
Gillett - Beer house image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joel S., August 19, 2013
3. Gillett - Beer house
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2013, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 574 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2013, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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