Detroit in Wayne County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 1980 by Michigan History Division-Department of State. (Marker Number S0069.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 42° 19.974′ N, 83° 2.958′ W. Marker is in Detroit, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Griswold Street and State Street, on the right when traveling south on Griswold Street. Touch for map. Located in Capitol Park downtown. Marker is in this post office area: Detroit MI 48226, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Michigan's First Capitol/Capitol Union School (a few steps from this marker); The First Capitol Building in Michigan (a few steps from this marker); Detroit's Underground Railway Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodward Avenue Cultural Heritage Tour (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chicago Road (about 600 feet away); General Casimir Pulaski (about 700 feet away); War of 1812 Dead (about 700 feet away); Statue of Abraham Lincoln (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Detroit.
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 843 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.