Near Kalamazoo in Kalamazoo County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1973 by Michigan History Division, Department of State. (Marker Number L245A.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 42° 15.579′ N, 85° 39.463′ W. Marker is near Kalamazoo, Michigan, in Kalamazoo County. Marker is at the intersection of Parkview Avenue and 11th Street, on the right when traveling east on Parkview Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located in the northwest corner of the Genessee Prairie Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Kalamazoo MI 49009, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Cemetery (approx. Kalamazoo Celery (approx. 3.8 miles away); Kalamazoo School Case (approx. 3.9 miles away); Kalamazoo College (approx. 3.9 miles away); South Street Historic District (approx. 4 miles away); Stuart Neighborhood (approx. 4 miles away); First Women's Club in Michigan (approx. 4.2 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kalamazoo.
Regarding Harris Family. The grave sites of Enoch Harris and the Harris Family are located 100 feet south of the marker.
Categories. • African Americans • Agriculture • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2009, by Brandon Bartoszek of Muskegon, Michigan. This page has been viewed 1,042 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 6, 2009, by Brandon Bartoszek of Muskegon, Michigan. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 20, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.