Union City in Branch County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 2016 by Union City Heritage Water Trail. (Marker Number 24.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Michigan - Union City Heritage Water Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1837.
Location. 42° 3.725′ N, 85° 8.954′ W. Marker is in Union City, Michigan, in Branch County. This marker is on private property please do not attempt to access it by trespassing on foot. It is meant to be viewed by paddling the St. Joseph River as part of the Union City Heritage Water Trail. It is on the south bank of the St Joseph river down river from the Park Street Bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Union City MI 49094, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elkhorn Lodge: Home of "Skinny" Bullock (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gerald Davison's Hilltop House (approx. ¼ mile away); Head of St. Joe Navigation (approx. 0.3 miles away); Alumni Field (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Arbogast Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Municipal Pond" Becomes Union Lake (approx. half a mile away); The Park Street "Spencer" Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); The French & Trading Posts (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union City.
More about this marker. There are 28 of these markers comprising the Union City Heritage Water Trail on the Coldwater River and the St. Joseph River launched in 2016 for the village's Sesquicentennial. These markers can be viewed by paddling the 5 mile stretch of river from the JP Palmer Launch in the Village of Union City to the Riley Dam on the SW Corner of Union Lake. Most of these markers CANNOT by accessed by foot as they are on private property along the river. Please do not trespass. More details can be found at www.uchwt.com
Also see . . . Union City Heritage Water Trail Marker 24. This link will take you to the official Union City Heritage Water Trail page for this marker which contains additional photos and information. (Submitted on June 17, 2016, by Val Rossman of Union City, Michigan.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2016, by Val Rossman of Union City, Michigan. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 7 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on June 17, 2016, by Val Rossman of Union City, Michigan. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.