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Sturgis in Saint Joseph County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Sturgis Prairie

 
 
Sturgis Prairie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 27, 2014
1. Sturgis Prairie Marker
Inscription.

Place of
First Settlement
Sturgis Prairie
By Judge John Sturgis
And Family
August 1827

Donated by their Descendants

Erected by the Womans Club
1915

 
Erected 1915 by Sturgis Woman's Club.
 
Location. 41° 48.048′ N, 85° 24.275′ W. Marker is in Sturgis, Michigan, in Saint Joseph County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Chicago Road (U.S. 12) and Pioneer Avenue, on the right when traveling east on E. Chicago Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sturgis MI 49091, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sturges-Young Auditorium (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Chicago Road (approx. 10.1 miles away); One Hundredth Anniversary of Centreville (approx. 10.6 miles away); St. Joseph County Courthouse (approx. 10.6 miles away); St. Joseph County Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.6 miles away); Leverett and Amanda Clapp House (approx. 10.7 miles away); LaGrange County Honor Rolls - W. W. I, Korea, and Other Service (approx. 10.8 miles away in Indiana); Commemorating LaGrange Centennial 1836 - 1936 (approx. 10.8 miles away in Indiana).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Sturgis Prairie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 27, 2014
2. Sturgis Prairie Marker
Sturgis Prairie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 27, 2014
3. Sturgis Prairie Marker
Located in Pioneer Park
Pioneer Park image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 27, 2014
4. Pioneer Park
View to southeast from across E. Chicago Road (US 12)
Sturgis Prairie Marker before 1920 image. Click for full size.
By Michigan History Magazine, Volume IV, 1920
5. Sturgis Prairie Marker before 1920
View to East Along E. Chicago Road (US 12) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 27, 2014
6. View to East Along E. Chicago Road (US 12)
View to West Along E. Chicago Road (US 12) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 27, 2014
7. View to West Along E. Chicago Road (US 12)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 4, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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