Union City in Branch County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
“Municipal Pond” Becomes Union Lake
Erected 2016 by Union City Heritage Water Trail. (Marker Number 27.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Union City Heritage Water Trail marker series.
Location. 42° 3.816′ N, 85° 9.562′ W. Marker is in Union City, Michigan, in Branch County. Touch for map. This marker is on private property please do not attempt to access it by trespassing on foot. It is meant to be viewed by paddling the St. Joseph River as part of the Union City Heritage Water Trail. It is on the south bank of the Union Lake just past the Arbogast Bridge. It can be seen from the bridge but not read. Marker is in this post office area: Union City MI 49094, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Arbogast Bridge (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Indigenous Residents (approx. half a mile away); Gerald Davison's Hilltop House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Elkhorn Lodge: Home of "Skinny" Bullock (approx. 0.6 miles away); Head of St. Joe Navigation (approx. ¾ mile away); Alumni Field (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Park Street "Spencer" Bridge (approx. one mile away); The French & Trading Posts (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union City.
More about this marker. There are 28 of these markers comprising the Union City Heritage Water Trail on the Coldwater River and the St. Joseph River launched in 2016 for the village's Sesquicentennial. These markers can be viewed by paddling the 5 mile stretch of river from the JP Palmer Launch in the Village of Union City to the Riley Dam on the SW Corner of Union Lake. Most of these markers CANNOT by accessed by foot as they are on private property along the river. Please do not trespass. More details can be found at www.uchwt.com
Also see . . . Union City Heritage Water Trail Marker 27. This link will take you to the official Union City Heritage Water Trail page for this marker which contains additional photos and information. (Submitted on June 17, 2016, by Val Rossman of Union City, Michigan.)
Categories. • Environment • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 17, 2016, by Val Rossman of Union City, Michigan. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 6 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on June 17, 2016, by Val Rossman of Union City, Michigan. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.