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St. Louis in Gratiot County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Sidney S. Hastings

 
 
Sidney S. Hastings Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 5, 2017
1. Sidney S. Hastings Marker
Inscription. Placed this stone here in 1876 to mark the geographical center of lower Michigan.
 
Location. 43° 24.487′ N, 84° 36.316′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Michigan, in Gratiot County. Marker is at the intersection of East Washington Street (State Highway 46) and Franklin Street, on the left when traveling east on East Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is near the southwest corner of Clapp Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Louis MI 48880, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saint Louis (a few steps from this marker); Joseph Clapp Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Michigan Masonic Home (approx. 3.3 miles away); Site of Old Main (approx. 3.8 miles away); Site of Folsom Hall (approx. 3.8 miles away); Alma College (approx. 3.8 miles away); Saginaw and Gratiot County State Road / Saginaw Valley and St. Louis Railroad (approx. 6.4 miles away); Drake House (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
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Sidney S. Hastings Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 5, 2017
2. Sidney S. Hastings Marker
Nearby Sign on East Washington Street image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 5, 2017
3. Nearby Sign on East Washington Street
St. Louis - 1853
This location marks the geographic center of the lower peninsula of Michigan as closely as can be determined.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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