Douglas in Allegan County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Old School House
History Center and Back-in-Time Garden
Today, the structure stands as one of Michigan’s finest examples of Civil War era school architecture and, once again, a place for activity and discovery. Along with new gardens, the building was restored by the Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Society (2006-12) as a place for the study, presentation, exhibition, and preservation of Saugatuck and Douglas area history.
Erected by Saugatuck-Douglas Historical Society.
Location. 42° 38.63′ N, 86° 12.236′ W. Marker is in Douglas, Michigan, in Allegan County. Marker can be reached from W. Center Street west of N. Union Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located on the trellis in the southwest corner of the
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Douglas Union School (a few steps from this marker); Welcome to Historic Douglas (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Asa Goodrich House (within shouting distance of this marker); Mt. Baldhead (within shouting distance of this marker); Dutcher Lodge No. 193 / Douglas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sarah M. Kirby House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Singapore, Michigan (approx. ¾ mile away); Saugatuck Engine House (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Douglas.
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