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

The First Capitol Building in Michigan

 
 
The First Capitol Building in Michigan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., December 2, 2015
1. The First Capitol Building in Michigan Marker
Inscription. This corner stone of Michigan's First capitol building was laid September 22, 1823 and the structure was completed five years later. It housed the county courts for a time and later was given over to legislative sessions. The building was burned on January 27, 1893 , and the following year the site was made a public park.
 
Erected 1926.
 
Location. 42° 19.962′ N, 83° 2.957′ W. Marker is in Detroit, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Griswold Street and State Street, on the right when traveling south on Griswold Street. Touch for map. Located in Capitol Park. Marker is in this post office area: Detroit MI 48226, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Michigan's First Capitol/Capitol Union School (a few steps from this marker); Finney Barn (a few steps from this marker); Detroit's Underground Railway Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodward Avenue Cultural Heritage Tour (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chicago Road (about 600 feet away); General Casimir Pulaski
The First Capitol Building in Michigan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., December 2, 2015
2. The First Capitol Building in Michigan Marker
The First Capitol Building in Michigan marker is on the rock on the left; Michigan's First Capitol/Capitol Union School historical marker is on the right.
(about 600 feet away); War of 1812 Dead (about 700 feet away); The Iron Brigade / The Twenty-Fourth Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Detroit.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2015, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2015, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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