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

Kalamazoo Gazette

 
 
Kalamazoo Gazette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 30, 2014
1. Kalamazoo Gazette Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1833 as the weekly Michigan Statesman and St. Joseph Chronicle, this newspaper, edited by Henry Gilbert, followed the United States Land Office when it moved from White Pigeon to Kalamazoo in 1835. It first appeared as the Kalamazoo Gazette on January 23, 1837. On March 26, 1872, under Andrew J. Shakespeare, it became a daily publication. In 1925 the Gazette moved to its present location. It celebrated its 150th anniversary of publication in 1987, the year of the Michigan Sesquicentennial.
 
Erected 1987 by Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number L1399.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 42° 17.318′ N, 85° 34.977′ W. Marker is in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in Kalamazoo County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Burdick Street and E. Lovell Street, on the right when traveling north on S. Burdick Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 S. Burdick St, Kalamazoo MI 49007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Epaphroditus Ransom (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincoln's August 1856 Speech in Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo Gazette Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 30, 2014
2. Kalamazoo Gazette Marker
At the southeast corner of the intersection
of S. Burdick Street and E. Lovell Street
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Spanish War Veterans Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memoriam U.S.S Maine (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Women's Club in Michigan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln at Kalamazoo (approx. 0.2 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. mile away); First Baptist Church (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kalamazoo.
 
Categories. Communications
 
Kalamazoo Gazette Building image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 30, 2014
3. Kalamazoo Gazette Building
Marker is located at lower left corner of building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 18, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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