Richville in Tuscola County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Bavarian Colony of Frankenhilf
This memorial was erected by a grateful congregation to mark the site of Saint Michael's second church which served to the glory of God and upbuilding of his kingdom from 1875 to 1971.
"Remember the days of old." Deuteronomy 32:7
Erected by St. Michael's Lutheran Church.
Location. 43° 24.527′ N, 83° 40.768′ W. Marker is in Richville, Michigan, in Tuscola County. Marker is at the intersection of South Van Buren Road and Sanilac Road (Route 46), on the right on South Van Buren Road. Touch for map. Marker is also 0.1 mile south of West Saginaw Road (Route 15). Marker is at or near this postal address: 3455 South Van Buren Road, Richville MI 48758, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frankenhilf (within shouting distance of this marker); Star of the West Milling Company (approx. 6.1 miles away); Frankenmuth Woolen Mill (approx. 6.3 miles away); Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn Restaurant (approx. 6˝ miles away); Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn (approx. 6˝ miles away); Michigan's German Settlers (approx. 6˝ miles away); Gugel Bridge (approx. 7.4 miles away); Watrous General Store (approx. 8.3 miles away).
Also see . . . Frankenhilf History. (Submitted on February 25, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on February 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 25, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Stone in the church cemetery marking the location of the first church building and a view of the current church from Sanilac Road (Route 46). • Can you help?