Near Union City in Branch County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Arbogast Bridge
Union City Heritage Water Trail
Erected 2016 by Union City Heritage Water Trail. (Marker Number 26.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Michigan - Union City Heritage Water Trail series list.
Location. 42° 3.778′ N, 85° 9.434′ W. Marker is near 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. Joe River just east of the Arbogast 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 "Municipal Pond" Becomes Union Lake (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Indigenous Residents (approx. 0.4 miles away); Elkhorn Lodge: Home of "Skinny" Bullock (approx. half a mile away); Gerald Davison's Hilltop House (approx. half a mile away); Head of St. Joe Navigation (approx. 0.7 miles away); Alumni Field (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Park Street "Spencer" Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); The French & Trading Posts (approx. 1.1 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 . . .
1. Union City Heritage Water Trail. (Submitted on June 24, 2016, by Val Rossman of Union City, Michigan.)
2. Union City Heritage Water Trail. 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 24, 2016, by Val Rossman of Union City, Michigan.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2016, by Val Rossman of Union City, Michigan. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 7 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on June 24, 2016, by Val Rossman of Union City, Michigan. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.