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

Col. Francis Navarre

 
 
Col. Francis Navarre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 16, 2009
1. Col. Francis Navarre Marker
Inscription.
First Indian
Grant of land to the
First White Settler
In Monroe
Col. Francis Navarre
1785
First White Child Born
In Monroe
Gen. Winchester's
Headquarters 1813.

 
Location. 41° 54.911′ N, 83° 23.573′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Michigan, in Monroe County. Marker is on East Front Street 0 miles east of Scott Street. Touch for map. This historical marker is located just outside of, and to the east of, downtown Monroe, on the south side of the River Raisin. The street that this marker is located on, East Front Street, runs alongside the southern bank of the River Raisin. Marker is at or near this postal address: 364 East Front Street, Monroe MI 48161, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Storied Homestead (here, next to this marker); Anderson Trading Post (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Death of Capt. Woolfolk (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tecumseh's Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Monroe County Since 1817 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Whipping Post (approx. 0.2 miles away); Indian Trading Post (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
 
Also see . . .
Col. Francis Navarre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 16, 2009
2. Col. Francis Navarre Marker

1. Battle of Frenchtown. (Submitted on July 19, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
2. Remember the River Raisin. This web link is published by "Michigan History Magazine." (Submitted on July 19, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Battle of Frenchtown. This web link is published and made available by "Friends of the River Raisin Battlefield." (Submitted on July 19, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

4. James Winchester. (Submitted on July 19, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar of 1812
 
Col. Francis Navarre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 16, 2009
3. Col. Francis Navarre Marker
View of this historical marker (almost hidden by the tree) and it's close proximity to the historical marker, "A Storied Homestead."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,340 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 19, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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