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Norwood in Charlevoix County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Norwood Township Hall

Registered Michigan Historic Site

 
 
Norwood Township Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 26, 2016
1. Norwood Township Hall Marker
Inscription.  Norwood was settled in 1866 when Orvis Wood, Lucius Pearl, and Orwin Adams built a dock and sawmill on the shore of Lake Michigan. The town thrived as a lumber shipping center with sawmills, a company store, and blacksmith shops. In 1884 the Norwood Township Board approved plans for the construction of the township hall. The building has served as the center of government activity to the present day.
 
Erected 1997 by Michigan Historical Center, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number L1988.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 45° 13.002′ N, 85° 22.887′ W. Marker is in Norwood, Michigan, in Charlevoix County. Marker is on Lake Street west of 4th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19759 Lake Street, Charlevoix MI 49720, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charlevoix's World's Largest Cherry Pie (approx. 7.6 miles away);
Norwood Township Hall and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 26, 2016
2. Norwood Township Hall and Marker
Grand Traverse Lighthouse (approx. 8.2 miles away); a different marker also named Grand Traverse Lighthouse (approx. 8.2 miles away); Big Rock Point Nuclear Power Plant Flag Pole (approx. 9 miles away); Battle of "Pine River" (approx. 9.1 miles away); Odmark Band Pavilion (approx. 9.1 miles away); Still On Patrol (approx. 9.1 miles away); Benjamin S. Gill, EMC USN (approx. 9.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Norwood Township, Charlevoix, Michigan. (Submitted on September 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 157 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Jan. 27, 2021