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Taylor in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Coan Lake

 
 
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By Joel S., May 13, 2016
1. Coan Lake Marker
Inscription.  Coan Lake was constructed in the fall of 1988. The lake is 3 acres, with a depth of nine to eighteen feet. The property the lake sits on was once known as the Schoncheck Farm. Stocked with a variety of fish, it provides a passive setting for a historical village.

Coan Lake is named after Peter Coan, first registered land owner in Taylor Township.
 
Erected 1989.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureAnimalsWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1988.
 
Location. 42° 12.94′ N, 83° 15.163′ W. Marker is in Taylor, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker can be reached from Pardee Road 0.3 miles north of Northline Road. The lake and marker are located with the historical buildings at the southwest corner of Heritage Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12111 Pardee Road, Taylor MI 48180, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Log Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Town Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sell/Schonsheck House (within
Coan Lake Marker, Lake, and Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., May 13, 2016
2. Coan Lake Marker, Lake, and Bridge
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shouting distance of this marker); West Mound Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Greenwald Herkimer House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Taylor Heritage School (about 400 feet away); Hand Train Station (about 500 feet away); Fitz's Caboose (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Taylor.
 
Also see . . .  Covered Bridge. Link to a web page about the covered bridge over Coan Lake at the City of Taylor's website. (Submitted on May 25, 2016, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2016, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2016, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.

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