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

1840 Grindstone from Fenton Mills

 
 
1840 Grindstone from Fenton Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., May 18, 2016
1. 1840 Grindstone from Fenton Mills Marker
Inscription.
The flouring mill produced 120 barrels of flour a day. It stood on the site where the Fenton City Hall is now.
 
Erected by Fenton Community Fund and Community Foundation of Greater Flint.
 
Location. 42° 47.672′ N, 83° 42.263′ W. Marker is in Fenton, Michigan, in Genesee County. Marker can be reached from East Ellen Street. Touch for map. The marker is in Millpond Park. It is at the southwest corner of the parking lot behind Fenton Fire Hall (accessed from East Ellen Street). Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 South Leroy Street, Fenton MI 48430, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1834 Clark Dibble Settlement (within shouting distance of this marker); 1889 A.J. Phillips Work Office (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1837-Riggs Hotel (about 400 feet away); Fenton United Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); Dibbleville Business District II (about 700 feet away); 1838 Judge Daniel LeRoy's Law Office (about 700 feet away); Saint Jude's Episcopal Church (about 800 feet away); Fenton House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fenton.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Grindstone and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., May 18, 2016
2. Grindstone and Marker
The Shiawassee River can be seen on the right.
Grindstone and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel S., May 18, 2016
3. Grindstone and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2016, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 22, 2016, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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