Dearborn in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
U.S. Arsenal Officers' - Surgeons' Quarters and Barracks 1833 - 1875
The land on which the Officers' Quarters and Barracks stood was given, along with other arsenal lots, to the school district by an Act of Congress in 1890. Both buildings were razed in 1892. The Dearborn Public School (grades 1-12) occupied the site from 1893 to 1926 and was razed in 1926. Garrison School, now the Salisbury Elementary School, was erected in 1916.
Erected 1967 by Dearborn Historical Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Military • Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1833.
Location. 42° 18.441′ N, 83° 14.702′ W. Marker is in Dearborn, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Garrison Street Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22000 Garrison Street, Dearborn MI 48124, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Arsenal-Sutler's Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); U. S. Arsenal - - - Armory (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Military Reserve (about 300 feet away); Michigan Soldiers Trained at U.S. Arsenal During Civil War (about 400 feet away); U.S. Arsenal 1833 - 1875 (about 400 feet away); Commandant's Quarters (about 500 feet away); Westward Welcome (about 600 feet away); Bryant Branch Library (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dearborn.
The building is no longer the Salisbury Elementary School. It now houses the Imam Mahdi Association of Marjaeya.
— Submitted September 7, 2016, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 3, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2016, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 3, 2023, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. 2, 3. submitted on September 7, 2016, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.