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Ypsilanti in Washtenaw County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Reverend John D. Pierce

 
 
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By Joel S., February 8, 2016
1. Reverend John D. Pierce Marker
Inscription.  This boulder marks the site of the house where Reverend John D. Pierce, founder of the public school system in Michigan, lived from 1867 to 1880.
 
Erected 1923 by Rotary Club of Ypsilanti.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
 
Location. 42° 14.691′ N, 83° 37.158′ W. Marker is in Ypsilanti, Michigan, in Washtenaw County. Marker is at the intersection of Ballard Street and Emmett Street, on the right when traveling south on Ballard Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Eastern Michigan College (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. ¼ mile away); First Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Ladies' Literary Club House (approx. ¼ mile away); Facing the Fire (approx. ¼ mile away); Ypsilanti Water Tower (approx. ¼ mile away); In Loving Memory of Carpenters Post No. 180 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ypsilanti (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ypsilanti.
 
Also see . . .
Reverend John D. Pierce Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., February 8, 2016
2. Reverend John D. Pierce Marker
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1. John Davis Pierce. Biography of the Reverend John Davis Pierce in Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 29, 2016, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 

2. Pierce (John D.) Memorial Plaque. Information about the plaque on the Ypsilanti Historical Society's website. (Submitted on July 29, 2016, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2016, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2016, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.

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