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Ann Arbor in Washtenaw County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

East University Avenue Campus Boundary

1837

 
 
East University Avenue Campus Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, October 12, 2017
1. East University Avenue Campus Boundary Marker
Inscription. This plaque marks East University Avenue, which served as the eastern boundary of the original forty acres of land deeded to the State of Michigan in 1837 by the Ann Arbor Land Company for the location of the University of Michigan.
 
Erected 1996 by History and Traditions Committee, University of Michigan. (Marker Number 5.)
 
Location. 42° 16.575′ N, 83° 44.153′ W. Marker is in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in Washtenaw County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South University Avenue and East University Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in a median in the sidewalk that once was East University Avenue, about 450 feet north of South University Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Ann Arbor MI 48109, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Michigan Summer Symposium in Theoretical Physics (within shouting distance of this marker); First Medical Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); The Denison Archway (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Engineering at Michigan (about 300 feet away); The Corners of South University and East University Avenues
East University Avenue Campus Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, October 12, 2017
2. East University Avenue Campus Boundary Marker
View looking south toward the intersection of South University Avenue and East University Avenue. East Hall is on the left and West Hall is on the right.
(about 400 feet away); Social and Political Change on South University (about 400 feet away); William L. Clements Library (about 700 feet away); Martha Cook Building (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ann Arbor.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 17, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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