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

First Indian Trading Post

 
 
First Indian Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, February 6, 2010
1. First Indian Trading Post Marker
Inscription.
Near the site
of the
First Indian
Trading Post
in
Monroe

 
Location. 41° 55.188′ N, 83° 24.076′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Michigan, in Monroe County. Marker is on West Elm 0.1 miles west of Godfroy Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. This historical marker is affixed to a large rock and is situated on the north side of West Elm Avenue, north of the River Raisin. Marker is at or near this postal address: 322 West Elm Avenue, Monroe MI 48162, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Michigan Southern (approx. 0.2 miles away); First American Flag (approx. mile away); Major-General George Armstrong Custer (approx. mile away); General George A. Custer (approx. mile away); St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception (approx. mile away); George Armstrong Custer (approx. mile away); Historic River Raisin (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
First Indian Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, February 6, 2010
2. First Indian Trading Post Marker
View of the historical marker affixed to a rock.
First Indian Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, February 6, 2010
3. First Indian Trading Post Marker
View of historical marker looking north from West Elm Avenue.
First Indian Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, February 6, 2010
4. First Indian Trading Post Marker
View looking west of the historical marker and the house beyond.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 901 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 8, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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