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Rochester in Oakland County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Castle

represents Rochester, England

 

—Explore Rochester and Our City Seal —

 
The Castle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, June 10, 2018
1. The Castle Marker
Inscription. The Castle emblem represents the City of Rochester located in Kent County, England. On March 17, 1817, James Graham and his sons arrived in this very area while their families settled here later. Many settlers including our founders came here from Rochester, New York.
 
Erected by City of Rochester.
 
Location. 42° 40.985′ N, 83° 8.251′ W. Marker is in Rochester, Michigan, in Oakland County. Marker is at the intersection of Sixth Street and Oak Street, on the right when traveling west on Sixth Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Sixth Street, Rochester MI 48307, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Warming House Renovation (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Township Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Torch (approx. 0.2 miles away); Detroit United Railway and Car Barn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Three-faced Clock (approx. ¼ mile away); George Vandeventer House (approx. ¼ mile away); Masonic Block (approx. ¼ mile away); Rochester Opera House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
 
Also see . . .  Rochester, Michigan: History. (Submitted on June 14, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
The Castle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, June 10, 2018
2. The Castle Marker

 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 14, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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