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Near Grand Ledge in Eaton County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Bring Bricks Back to Nature

 
 
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By Joel Seewald, August 7, 2018
1. Bring Bricks Back to Nature Marker
Inscription.
With over 40,000 bricks produced a day there were bound to be a few bad bricks. As you walk deeper into the wooded trails look closely at what appears to be hills of trees and vegetation. LOOK AGAIN - these hills are the remains of discarded brick that did not meet final inspection. Made from natural material these bricks are now returning to nature once more - helping to rebuild a forest community. (Marker Number 9.)
 
Location. 42° 46.174′ N, 84° 45.9′ W. Marker is near Grand Ledge, Michigan, in Eaton County. Marker is on unnamed park road 0.2 miles west of Tallman Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in Lincoln Brick Park, about 2 miles from downtown Grand Ledge. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13991 Tallman Road, Grand Ledge MI 48837, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Why Lincoln Bricks Were Better (a few steps from this marker); Through Fire, Depression and War - The Legend Lives On (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Boiler Room and Sand House (within shouting distance of this marker); Where You are Standing Wasn't Always Woods (about
Bring Bricks Back to Nature Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, August 7, 2018
2. Bring Bricks Back to Nature Marker
500 feet away, measured in a direct line); What's Buried Down Below? (about 700 feet away); Quarrying and Carrying (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fitzgerald Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Governor Frank D. Fitzgerald Home (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Ledge.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 31, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 31, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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