Ypsilanti in Washtenaw County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Ladies' Literary Club House
Erected 1965 by Michigan Historical Commission. (Marker Number B47.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Michigan Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1842.
Location. 42° 14.679′ N, 83° 36.86′ W. Marker is in Ypsilanti, Michigan, in Washtenaw County. Marker is at the intersection of North Washington Street and Emmet Street, on the left when traveling south on North Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 218 North Washington Street, Ypsilanti MI 48197, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Ypsilanti (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 220 N. Huron (about 400 feet away); In Loving Memory of Carpenters Post No. 180 First Methodist Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away); Facing the Fire (about 500 feet away); 107th Field Signal Battalion U.S.A. / World War Memorial (about 700 feet away); First City Hall (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ypsilanti.
Also see . . . Arden H. Ballard House, 218 North Washington Street, Ypsilanti, Washtenaw County, MI. Page on the Library of Congress website that includes links to images of the building (mostly of the exterior) and drawings, including floor plans. Also included (as a PDF) is "Photographs Written Historical and Descriptive Data" (from 1936) and "Written and Historical Descriptive Data" (a longer addendum from 2016) from the Historic American Buildings Survey. (Submitted on June 24, 2021, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
1. National Register of Historic Places
Ladies's Literary Club House was added to the NRHP on March 16, 1972.
— Submitted May 20, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2015, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 13, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. 2. submitted on November 16, 2015, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.