Detroit in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
George DeBaptiste Homesite
Erected 1975 by State of Michigan. (Marker Number S0452.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 42° 19.887′ N, 83° 2.423′ W. Marker is in Detroit, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is on East Larned Street near Beaubien Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dearborn MI 48126, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking The Salvation Army ( about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shrine Circus ( about 700 feet away); Frederick Douglass - John Brown meeting ( about 700 feet away); Mariners' Church ( approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. Topographical Engineers ( approx. 0.2 miles away); University of Michigania ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Spirit of Detroit ( approx. ¼ mile away); Second Baptist Church Underground Railroad Site ( approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Detroit.
Also see . . . George DeBaptiste. A short biographical sketch. (Submitted on December 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Civil Rights • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2008, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. This page has been viewed 1,982 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2008, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.