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

Governor Cyrus Gray Luce

 
 
Governor Cyrus Gray Luce Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 17, 2013
1. Governor Cyrus Gray Luce Marker
Inscription. On this site lived Cyrus Gray Luce, twenty-seventh Governor of Michigan. Born in Ohio in 1824, he moved to Branch County about 1849. He soon became involved in township, local and state politics, serving on the Board of Agriculture, in the legislature, and as a member of the 1867 constitutional convention. In 1886 and 1888 he was elected Governor on the Republican ticket. He remained active in the farmer's Grange till his death in Coldwater in 1905.
 
Erected 1976 by Michigan History Division, Department of State. (Marker Number S489.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 41° 56.3′ N, 85° 0.073′ W. Marker is in Coldwater, Michigan, in Branch County. Marker is at the intersection of Division Street (Old U.S. 27) and East Washington Street, on the right when traveling north on Division Street. Touch for map. Marker is located near the City of Coldwater Public Safety Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 57 Division Street, Coldwater MI 49036, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Branch County / Branch County Courthouse Site (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Richard L. Bettinger Memorial Gardens
Governor Cyrus Gray Luce Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 17, 2013
2. Governor Cyrus Gray Luce Marker
View to north along Division Street
(about 700 feet away); Coldwater War Memorial (about 800 feet away); Michigan Library Association (approx. 0.2 miles away); The City of Coldwater, 1861-1961 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Branch County World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Sam (approx. 0.2 miles away); Branch County World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coldwater.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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