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Michigan Optometric Association

 
 
Michigan Optometric Association Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Rieske, June 6, 2017
1. Michigan Optometric Association Marker
Inscription. The state's professional optometry association was founded as the Michigan Optical Society in Muskegon in 1896. Benson W. Hardy, Jay W. Gould, Ernst Elmer, Nelson K. Standart, Emil H. Arnold were its first directors. In 1904 the group was incorporated as the Michigan Society of Optometrists. It became the Michigan Optometric Association in 1945. The group moved its headquarters to Detroit in 1944 and to Lansing in 1956. Ninety years after its founding, the association included 670 practitioners of optometry.
 
Erected 1987 by Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number L1408.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 42° 44.157′ N, 84° 33.583′ W. Marker is in Lansing, Michigan, in Ingham County. Marker can be reached from W. Ionia Street near N. Pine, on the left. Touch for map. Marker is on the wall of the building near its N. Pine St. entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 530 W. Ionia Street, Lansing MI 48933, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morgan B. Hungerford House (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church
Michigan Optometric Association image. Click for full size.
circa 2013
2. Michigan Optometric Association
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. mile away); Carnegie Library (approx. mile away); First Michigan Sharpshooters (approx. 0.3 miles away); Central United Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Regiment Michigan Engineers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Michigan (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lansing.
 
Categories. Science & Medicine
 
Michigan Optometric Association with Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Rieske, May 17, 2017
3. Michigan Optometric Association with Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2017, by Bill Rieske of Lansing, Michigan. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on June 6, 2017, by Bill Rieske of Lansing, Michigan.   2. submitted on May 11, 2017.   3. submitted on May 18, 2017, by Bill Rieske of Lansing, Michigan. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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