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Livonia in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Joshua Simmons

 
 
Joshua Simmons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 19, 2010
1. Joshua Simmons Marker
Inscription. began farming this property in 1826. The farm lane started at the barns and ran south down the middle of the farm to this location and the surrounding farm fields. The fence on the east side of the lane and one gate still remain. Part of the farm was a wooded lot which provided wood used to heat the farmhouse. In the Spring, the maple trees were tapped for sap which was used to make maple syrup.
 
Location. 42° 26.182′ N, 83° 25.156′ W. Marker is in Livonia, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Joshua Simmons Drive and Newburgh Road. Touch for map. Marker is at the trailhead of the Virginia B. Matley Nature Trail in Greenmeade Historical Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20501 Newburgh Road, Livonia MI 48152, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joshua Simmons Farm (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Walker/Wixom Tavern (approx. 2.2 miles away); Oakwood Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); Gov. Fred M. Warner (approx. 2.9 miles away); City of Farmington (approx. 2.9 miles away); First Quaker Meeting
Joshua Simmons Marker and Nature Trail Sign image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 19, 2010
2. Joshua Simmons Marker and Nature Trail Sign
(approx. 2.9 miles away); Farmington Masonic Temple and Farmington Township Hall (approx. 3 miles away); Travel Through Time (approx. 3 miles away).
 
Categories. Agriculture
 
Virginia B. Matley Nature Trail Sign image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 19, 2010
3. Virginia B. Matley Nature Trail Sign
Fox near the Joshua Simmons Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 19, 2010
4. Fox near the Joshua Simmons Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 13, 2017, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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