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

Vicksburg's First Mill

 
 
Vicksburg's First Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 17, 2013
1. Vicksburg's First Mill Marker
Inscription.

On this site stood
Vickburg's First Mill
Erected 1850
Burned and rebuilt 1853
Destroyed by fire 1885

This marker placed by Vicksburg
Community Council May 31, 1920

 
Erected 1920 by Vicksburg Community Council.
 
Location. 42° 7.122′ N, 85° 32.184′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Michigan, in Kalamazoo County. Marker is on W. Washington Street east of S. Mill Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vicksburg MI 49097, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vickers' Mill (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fanny M. Bair Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Underground Railroad House (approx. 4.8 miles away); Schoolcraft G.A.R. Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); Gregory B. Jarvis and Roger B. Chaffee Memorial (approx. 7.7 miles away); For A Pal (approx. 7.7 miles away); Mendon World War II Memorial (approx. 8.8 miles away); Culbertson Cemetery (approx. 9.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Vicksburg's First Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 17, 2013
2. Vicksburg's First Mill Marker
Marker is set in a millstone
Vicksburg's First Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 17, 2013
3. Vicksburg's First Mill Marker
View from curb on W. Washington St
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 24, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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