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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Lenawee County, Michigan

Clickable Map of Lenawee County, Michigan and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Lenawee County, MI (95) Hillsdale County, MI (36) Jackson County, MI (43) Monroe County, MI (133) Washtenaw County, MI (172) Fulton County, OH (71) Lucas County, OH (162)  LenaweeCounty(95) Lenawee County (95)  HillsdaleCounty(36) Hillsdale County (36)  JacksonCounty(43) Jackson County (43)  MonroeCounty(133) Monroe County (133)  WashtenawCounty(172) Washtenaw County (172)  FultonCountyOhio(71) Fulton County (71)  LucasCounty(162) Lucas County (162)
Adjacent to Lenawee County, Michigan
    Hillsdale County (36)
    Jackson County (43)
    Monroe County (133)
    Washtenaw County (172)
    Fulton County, Ohio (71)
    Lucas County, Ohio (162)
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1Michigan (Lenawee County), Addison — S0297 — Woodstock Manual Labor Institute
Prior Foster, an Ohio Negro, began this school "in the woods" in 1844 and four years later it was incorporated. Designed to serve "colored people and others," the Institute taught a full range of subjects and was one of the nation's first integrated . . . Map (db m34694) HM
2Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — 227 — Adrian College
Chartered on March 28, 1859, Adrian College traces its origins back to a Wesleyan Methodist theological institute founded at Leoni, Michigan in 1845. This institution later became Michigan Union College. Strongly antislavery in its sentiments, the . . . Map (db m102933) HM
3Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — Adrian College Veterans Memorial
With this yellow ribbon, Adrian College honors the sacrifice, bravery and selfless service of all the men and women in our armed forces. Adrian College is grateful for your dedication to the protection of the freedoms all Americans enjoy.Map (db m165586) WM
4Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — L2263 — Adrian Fire Department / Adrian Engine House No. 1
Adrian Fire Department Adrian founded its fire department in 1841. By 1851, it had 102 male volunteers, who served in two companies. They pulled hand pumpers and hose carts to fires, using water from city-built reservoirs. In 1867, the city . . . Map (db m102861) HM
5Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — L1844 — Adrian Monthly Meetinghouse / Raisin Valley Friends Church
Adrian Monthly Meetinghouse Quakers from New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania settled in southeastern Michigan in the early nineteenth century. In June 1831 Adrian Quakers held their first meeting in the home of Darius Comstock. In 1834 . . . Map (db m102686) HM
6Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — Adrian's Governors
William Greenly was born in New York and came to Adrian in 1836. He became a lawyer and in 1838 was elected a state senator on the Democratic ticket. In 1846 Greenly was elected lieutenant governor. When Governor Alpheus Felch resigned a year . . . Map (db m104377) HM
7Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — Adrian's Prominent Leaders
Thomas Cooley was the greatest lawyer and judge ever to come out of Lenawee County and is generally considered the finest legal mind Michigan produced during the nineteenth century. During the 1840s and 1850s, Cooley partnered with several local . . . Map (db m104514) HM
8Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — S679 — Camp Williams / Fourth Michigan Volunteer Infantry
Camp Williams At the outbreak of the Civil War in early 1861, the trustees of Adrian College offered the use of campus buildings and grounds to the Fourth Michigan Volunteer Infantry for training. This became known as Camp Williams. The . . . Map (db m102927) HM
9Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — Charles Miller Croswell
In memory of Charles Miller Croswell Born at Newburgh New York 31 October 1825 Died 13 December 1886 Secretary of the State Convention at Jackson where the Republican Party of Michigan was organized Mayor of Adrian State . . . Map (db m102863) HM
10Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — Cooley Law Office — Michigan Legal Milestones
Here on the south side of Maumee Street in 1848, Thomas M. Cooley, a giant of the Michigan Law, established his first law office. He was a partner in the firm of Beaman, Beecher and Cooley and then established a law firm with Charles M. Croswell, . . . Map (db m102922) HM
11Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — L368 — County Courthouse
Lenawee County was first settled in 1824 at Tecumseh, which the Territorial Legislature subsequently made the county seat. Pioneers, mostly from upper New York State, then established Blissfield and Adrian, the later called Logan. The largest Indian . . . Map (db m102761) HM
12Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — Frank Navin & The Detroit Tigers
Frank Navin was the most famous Adrian native involved in professional baseball in his day. Born in Adrian in 1871, Navin went to Detroit in 1889, where he worked as a bookkeeper. He eventually became the right-hand man to Sanuel F. Angus, the . . . Map (db m104549) HM
13Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — HB12 — Governor Charles M. Croswell / Croswell House
Governor Charles M. Croswell Charles Miller Croswell (1825-1886) was born in New York. A lawyer and civic leader, he was the secretary of the Republican Party's founding convention in Jackson. He also drafted Michigan's act ratifying the . . . Map (db m169876) HM
14Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — History of Kiwanis Trail and Trestle Park
Early in 1974, with much foresight, the City of Adrian adopted a Land Use Plan that called for the acquisition of all river bank property between Riverside and Island Parks. The goal was to connect the two major city parks with a walkway. A major . . . Map (db m104477) HM
15Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — History of the Adrian Kiwanis Club
The Adrian Kiwanis Club was begun in 1940, some 35 years after Kiwanis was founded in Detroit. The Adrian club was chartered by the Hillsdale Kiwanis Club and Charter Night was September 25, 1940 with an initial membership of 34. The purpose of . . . Map (db m169877) HM
16Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — Laura Haviland — 1808 - 1898
Laura Haviland, affectionately known as Aunt Laura, is probably the best-known and most-admired person who ever lived in Lenawee County. The reason for this admiration and acclaim lies in Mrs. Haviland's life-long devotion to helping others and in . . . Map (db m169285) HM
17Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — Laura Smith Haviland — 1808 - 1898
Front Side Erected by the Adrian Woman's Christian Temperance Union and the Haviland Memorial Association "I was thirsty and ye gave me drink." Matthew XXV 35 Left Side A tribute to a life consecrated to the . . . Map (db m103220) HM
18Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — L2102 — Lenawee County Fairgrounds
The Agricultural Society of Lenawee County organized and held its first fair in 1839, making it one of Michigans oldest county fairs. The fair originally took place in downtown Adrian between River Street and the River Raisin. In 1879 the grandstand . . . Map (db m102733) HM
19Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — Maple Lane Manor
From 1838 to 1970 the Maple Lane Manor was a home provided by the county for the aged. At least 85 of those who died at the manor are buried in this cemetery on the Maple Lane Manor Farm. John Seward 03-28-1898 • William B. Wallace 12-18-1901 • . . . Map (db m159747) HM
20Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — L2047 — Oakwood Cemetery
With its parklike setting, wooded pathways and variety of monuments, Oakwood Cemetery is an outstanding Victorian Era cemetery. Local citizens, including Adrian founder Addison Comstock, created Oakwood Cemetery in 1848. Originally 22 acres, by 1968 . . . Map (db m102687) HM
21Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — Professional Baseball in Adrian
Adrian got to experience professional baseball in 1894 when the Adrian Light Guard baseball team was formed to play in the Michigan Baseball League. Although the league lasted only one year, Adrian fielded great players such as star pitcher and . . . Map (db m104596) HM
22Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — L1381 — Second Baptist Church
In 1866 Laura Smith Haviland, a former abolitionist, persuaded several African Americans in Washington, DC. to migrate to Adrian. Three years later the Reverend A. I. J. Jackson led the settlers in founding the Second Baptist Church. The . . . Map (db m102762) HM
23Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — South Hall Bell — Presented by the Class of 1984
Installed atop South Hall in 1872, this bell marked the pace of life at Adrian College for many years. Upon the demolition of South Hall in 1965, the bell was placed in the Carillon Tower which marks the location of South Hall. We, the members . . . Map (db m103184) HM
24Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — Spirit of Cooperation
The Adrian Kiwanis Club and the City of Adrian have a rich history of working together to make Adrian a better community. With the assistance of the City in site selection, and through significant public support, the Kiwanis Riverview Terrace, a . . . Map (db m104500) HM
25Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — L887 — St. John's Lutheran Church
The Reverend William Hatterstaedt helped organize St. John's Lutheran Church in 1847. Until their first church was completed in 1849, the original congregation, fourteen German families, met in a church that belonged to the Episcopalians. Services . . . Map (db m102923) HM
26Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — L671 — St. Joseph's Catholic Church
German immigrants desiring to practice Catholicism in their native language founded St. Joseph's parish in 1863. Father John G. Ehrenstrasser became the first pastor in 1865. This handsome brick and stone church, the second house of worship for this . . . Map (db m102734) HM
27Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — The Antislavery - Underground Railroad Movement — 1830 - 1860 — Lenawee County, MI —
What was the Underground Railroad? The Underground Railroad existed from around 1830 to the Civil War (1860). It was a secret (underground) network of people organized on Moral grounds to help slaves travel to Canada to find freedom from . . . Map (db m103201) HM
28Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — The Cane Ceremony
The Cane Ceremony, a traditional part of the Adrian College Commencement, has a rich and colorful heritage. As depicted in this 1940's era drawing by Will Cairns, each Adrian College graduating class ties a ribbon in its class colors to the . . . Map (db m102941) HM
29Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — The First House Built in Adrian
This tablet marks the site of the first house built in Adrian in 1826 by Addison J. Comstock founder of the city.Map (db m104402) HM
30Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — The Thinker — (French, Le Penseur) Auguste Rodin
The original bronze and marble sculpture of The Thinker is in the Musιe Rodin in Paris. The original dates from the late nineteenth century. Casts of the original are on display in museums around the world and are found as well on several . . . Map (db m165581) HM
31Michigan (Lenawee County), Blissfield — 459 — Blissfield Hotel
Located on the site of a log tavern constructed around 1839, this three- story brick hotel with semi-circular windows was built in 1875, fifty-one years after Blissfield was settled. William Drew built this structure and named it Drews Hotel. . . . Map (db m165589) HM
32Michigan (Lenawee County), Blissfield — 136 — Carpenter House
This Greek Revival mansion was built in 1851 for David Carpenter, one of Lenawee County's most prominent early residents. Born in New York State, he moved to Blissfield in 1838, and became a wealthy farmer and merchant. After his death in . . . Map (db m161197) HM
33Michigan (Lenawee County), Blissfield — 1146A — Erie & Kalamazoo Railroad
[Front Side of Marker] The first railroad operated west of the Alleghenies, the Erie and Kalamazoo, was chartered on April 22, 1833 to connect Port Lawrence (later named Toledo) with the Kalamazoo River via Adrian. A horse-drawn car made . . . Map (db m27807) HM
34Michigan (Lenawee County), Blissfield — 1146B — Erie and Kalamazoo Rail Road / Rail Road
[Front side of Marker]:Erie and Kalamazoo Rail Road The first railway in the Northwest Territory, the Erie and Kalamazoo Rail Road linked the east coast with the Michigan Territory and points westward. The E&K was chartered on April . . . Map (db m27804) HM
35Michigan (Lenawee County), Blissfield — F-105G Thunderchief — Aircraft Record Aug. 26 1987
The F-105G, serial number 82-4425 was manufactured by Republic at Farmingdale, NY and entered the USAF inventory on January 16, 1964. Below are this aircraft's unit assignments, as we interpret its records: Jan 64 to 4th Tactical Fighter Wing . . . Map (db m160622) WM
36Michigan (Lenawee County), Blissfield — 271 — First Presbyterian Church
This church was organized in 1829, one of the oldest Presbyterian groups in the state. The sanctuary, com- pleted in l1849, is largely the work of the Rev. John Monteith, who preached here 1845-1855. A graduate of Princeton Seminary, he . . . Map (db m165591) HM
37Michigan (Lenawee County), Blissfield — G.A.R. Civil War Memorial
G.A.R. 1903 Dedicated to the memory of our Countries Defenders 1861—1865Map (db m165608) WM
38Michigan (Lenawee County), Blissfield — 1754 — Hiram D. Ellis House
In 1883, Blissfield banker Hiram D. Ellis (1826-1900) built this house. The bracketed cornice, hip roof and bay window reflect the influence of Italianate architecture; the classical porch probably was added in the early twentieth . . . Map (db m165593) HM
39Michigan (Lenawee County), Blissfield — Veterans Memorial
To commemorate the service of all men and women of the community and of those who gave their lives for their country in all warsMap (db m160621) WM
40Michigan (Lenawee County), Brooklyn — An Gorta Mor — (The Great Hunger)
Or Better Known In Ireland As: The Great Potato Famine 1845-1850 Ancient Order of Hibernians We remember the old ones and the younger for we are the harvest of the Hunger. They sleep forever in the land of their birth and our . . . Map (db m165616) HM
41Michigan (Lenawee County), Brooklyn — An Gorta Mor — 1845 - 1850
The Great Hunger Memorial Kenneth M. Thompson, Sculptor Dedicated September 19, 2004 An Gorta Mor, or the Great Hunger Memorial was constructed in honor of those lives lost to the Irish Potato Famine, a devastating catastrophe that struck . . . Map (db m165618) HM
42Michigan (Lenawee County), Cambridge Junction — L836 — St. Michael and All Angels Church
The Reverend William Narcissus Lyster founded St. Michael and All Angels Church in 1843. One of only four Episcopal clergy in Michigan at the time, Lyster established several churches in the area. In 1855 the Right Reverend Samuel A. McCoskry, the . . . Map (db m165290) HM
43Michigan (Lenawee County), Clayton — Clayton Veterans Memorial
In honor of the men and women who served in World War I World War II and the Korean Conflict Vietnam and Desert StormMap (db m161355) WM
44Michigan (Lenawee County), Clinton — All Gave Some - Some Gave All
All Gave Some - Some Gave All Piper - Hull - Sparks Post #176 -- 2014Map (db m165649) WM
45Michigan (Lenawee County), Clinton — Armistice (Veterans) Day
On the 11th hour of the 1lth day of the 11th month of 1918 an armistice between Germany and the Allied nations came into effect. On November 11th, 1919, Armistice Day was commemorated for the first time. Parades, public meetings and a brief . . . Map (db m165646) HM
46Michigan (Lenawee County), Clinton — L474 — Clinton / Site of the Clinton Inn
Clinton Early settlers who came here from New York via the Erie Canal named this community in honor of DeWitt Clinton, the governor of their native state. First settled in 1829, Clinton became an important center of trade . . . Map (db m104925) HM
47Michigan (Lenawee County), Clinton — Clinton Downtown Historic District
Clinton Downtown Historic District was placed on the National Register of Historic Places by The United States Department of The Interior April 27, 2010Map (db m160010) HM
48Michigan (Lenawee County), Clinton — Clinton Falls Festival Veterans Memorial Bench
Clinton Fall Festival Honors Those Who ServedMap (db m165664) WM
49Michigan (Lenawee County), Clinton — Clinton Schools
This site has been a part of Clinton's educational system since Union High School opened here January 1, 1860. The three-story facility was con- structured of brick garnered from the village brickyard. Boys entered Union High School through an . . . Map (db m160038) HM
50Michigan (Lenawee County), Clinton — Clinton War Memorials
In Memoriam Dedicated to her sons who offered their lives in freedom's cause in four great wars by the Village of Clinton Mexican War - 1846 War of the Rebellion 1861 - 1865 Spanish-American War - 1898 The Great . . . Map (db m165650) WM
51Michigan (Lenawee County), Clinton — L655 — Clinton Woolen Mill
The Clinton Woolen Mill was a vital part of the economy of this area for over 90 years. Clinton's original mill was completed in 1867 at a cost of $95,000. Fire destroyed that structure in 1886. In less than a year, the mill was back in operation in . . . Map (db m102577) HM
52Michigan (Lenawee County), Clinton — George Deloss Bowman Memorial Bench
George Deloss Bowman 1922-2014 WWII Co B 1881 Engineers Village President 17 Years A testimonial of honest and faithful service to this country and community.Map (db m165663) WM
53Michigan (Lenawee County), Clinton — L1503 — Jira Payne House / The Smith-Kimball Family
Jira Payne House This Greek Revival house was built around 1840 by Jira Payne, owner of the Atlas sawmill. The twin fluted Ionic columns, flanked by square Doric piers, were hand hewn from trees on this property. Emil Lorch, . . . Map (db m104924) HM
54Michigan (Lenawee County), Clinton — Lester D. Proctor Memorial Bench
Lester D. Proctor 1918-2005 WWII-20th ADG Mediterranean Theater Village President 1960-1961Map (db m165651) WM
55Michigan (Lenawee County), Clinton — L2148 — Riverside Mortuary Chapel / Wirt Rowland
Riverside Mortuary Chapel This chapel, completed in 1913, embodies the dream of Cemetery Superintendent George Kies, the design of Clinton-born architect Wirt Rowland, and the artistry of the mason, a "Mr. Uhr" of Manchester. It . . . Map (db m104868) HM
56Michigan (Lenawee County), Clinton — L875 — St. John's Episcopal Church
In 1835, under the leadership of the Reverend William N. Lyster, this church was founded as St. Patrick's Episcopal Church. The Reverend Lyster had organized a church in nearby Tecumseh in 1833, and this church was a mission of that pioneer parish . . . Map (db m102573) HM
57Michigan (Lenawee County), Clinton — Veterans Memorial Bench
"Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war." Mark TwainMap (db m165662) WM
58Michigan (Lenawee County), Deerfield — Deerfield Township Unknown Dead Memorial
Sacred to the memory of the Unknown Dead of All WarsMap (db m165588) WM
59Michigan (Lenawee County), Hudson — American Patriots Memorial
To Glorify Those American Patriots Who Sacrificed Their Lives And Fortunes To Protect Those Principles Of Freedom, Equality, Justice And Humanity We Dedicate This Memorial In God Is Our Trust Dedicated Hudson 175th Anniversary . . . Map (db m160629) WM
60Michigan (Lenawee County), Hudson — Birth Place of Will Carleton
Birth place of Will Carleton 1845 - Poet - 1912 Erected by The Lenawee County Federation of Women's Clubs 1921Map (db m165633) HM
61Michigan (Lenawee County), Hudson — 1142 — Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway / Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway Bridge
The Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway organized on May 27, 1869. The railroad's main line linked Buffalo, New York, with Chicago. The railroad played a vital role in transporting not only passengers, but also the materials that fed the . . . Map (db m165595) HM
62Michigan (Lenawee County), Hudson — Maple Grove Cemetery Veterans Memorial Bench
Dedicated to the men and women who served in the armed forces of our nation.Map (db m165598) WM
63Michigan (Lenawee County), Hudson — The Old Town Clock
Built by Philip Seewald and his son John in 1859. Donated to the Hudson Public Library by Charles and Marjorie blanks in 1982. Restoration and maintenance made possible thru the generous donations of concerned businesses, industries, and private . . . Map (db m165632) HM
64Michigan (Lenawee County), Macon — Macon Civil War Memorial
Macon Honors the Country's Defenders 1861-1865Map (db m165597) WM
65Michigan (Lenawee County), Manitou Beach — Clearwater Beach Entrance — 1928 - 2009
This arch was built in 1928 by O.E. Mott. The base was constructed of hollow Terra Cotta block with cement coating to resemble rock. The 22 foot concrete arch was designed in the El Trabajo rustic style, making the 20 inch lighted Clearwater . . . Map (db m159991) HM
66Michigan (Lenawee County), Manitou Beach — Rollin Township Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women who served in the armed forces of our nation Rollin Township dedicates this monument to all veteransMap (db m165592) WM
67Michigan (Lenawee County), Morenci — Morenci Civil War Memorial
In memory of our fallen comrades of 1861-1865Map (db m165605) HM
68Michigan (Lenawee County), Morenci — Morenci Veterans Memorial
This bicentennial memorial is dedicated to commemorate all those patriots living and dead-who offered their lives in service to this country, to win and preserve our cherished freedom and liberty may those who follow us strive with diligence to . . . Map (db m165665) WM
69Michigan (Lenawee County), Morenci — 2124 — Murray D. Van Wagoner Memorial Bridge / Taft Memorial Highway
Murray D. Van Wagoner Memorial Bridge The Michigan State Highway Department built the steel - beamed Murray D. Van Wagoner Bridge over Silver Creek in 1935 at a cost of $35,700. The federal relief project helped the community by . . . Map (db m165599) HM
70Michigan (Lenawee County), North Morenci — L2159 — Fractional District No. 3 School
Seneca Township children attended school here, on the Wilson Farm, as early as 1857. As school inspector, Simon Wilson oversaw construction and maintenance of schools for fifteen years. In 1899 his son Charles sold land to the district, . . . Map (db m165615) HM
71Michigan (Lenawee County), Ogden — Ogden Township Civil War Memorial
Our Fallen Heroes 1861—1865Map (db m165606) WM
72Michigan (Lenawee County), Ogden — Ogden Township Veterans Memorial
To commemorate the service of all men and women of the community and those who gave their lives for their country.Map (db m165607) WM
73Michigan (Lenawee County), Onstead — 672 — Wooden Stone School — Registered Michigan Historic Site
In 1850 the Reverend Robert Wooden built this school, located in Cambridge School District No. 6. It is an example of early fieldstone construction, commonly found in the southern part of the Lower Peninsula. The school closed in 1955, and in . . . Map (db m161144) HM
74Michigan (Lenawee County), Onsted — Irish Pioneers & Father Gabriel Richards
Dedicated July 4th 1932 in memory of the undaunted faith of the Irish pioneers whose bodies rest in this hallowed ground and of Father Gabriel Richard, pioneer missionary, who in 1826 sponsored the building of the Chicago Pike which . . . Map (db m165614) HM
75Michigan (Lenawee County), Onsted — St. Joseph Shrine
The main body of this shrine was built in 1854 by early Irish settlers.Map (db m165613) HM
76Michigan (Lenawee County), Onsted — S611 — St. Joseph's Church / St. Joseph's Shrine
St. Joseph's Church St. Joseph's Church originated as a missionary church during the 1850s. Priests from Adrian, Clinton, Manchester, Tecumseh and Monroe served the parish until the first resident priest arrived in 1954. The original church, . . . Map (db m165289) HM
77Michigan (Lenawee County), Palmyra — 1284 — Palmyra Presbyterian Church
Sixteen persons from Presbyterian congregations in Tecumseh, Blissfield and Adrian founded this church in 1836. The following year the Reverend John Walker became their minister. They held services in a schoolhouse on the west side of the River . . . Map (db m132040) HM
78Michigan (Lenawee County), Ridgeville — Ridgeville Veterans Memorial
In memory of the men and women who served our country in peace and in war.Map (db m165609) WM
79Michigan (Lenawee County), Riga — Riga Township Veterans Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to the residents of Riga Township who served their country in times of war and peace and to those who gave up their lives to protect our country Dedicated Memorial Day May 30, 1994Map (db m165610) WM
80Michigan (Lenawee County), Rome Center — Rome Center Veterans Memorial
In memory of the men and women both living and dead who served their countryMap (db m165611) WM
81Michigan (Lenawee County), Tecumseh — 1415 — Al Meyers Airport
Side 1 Al Meyers, a native of Allenhurst, New Jersey, settled in this area in 1939, after accepting a government contract to manufacture planes for pilot training. Prior to that he had visited the area as a barnstormer, selling airplane . . . Map (db m159617) HM
82Michigan (Lenawee County), Tecumseh — Civil War Soldiers' Monument
(Side 1) Tecumseh (Side 2) Raisin (Side 3) MaconMap (db m160905) WM
83Michigan (Lenawee County), Tecumseh — 351 — Evans House
Musgrove Evans built this dwelling in 1826. It is the oldest frame house in Tecumseh and believed to be the oldest still standing in Lenawee County. Evans was a pioneer settler in this area. He platted the village of Tecumseh, served as its first . . . Map (db m159742) HM
84Michigan (Lenawee County), Tecumseh — First Area In Lenawee County With A Civil War Monument
"Let us go to work at once to prepare a suitable monument to their memory. Let the monument be located in a conspicuous place in our beautiful village cemetery." - May 31, 1865 letter to the editor, Tecumseh Herald Tecumseh was one of . . . Map (db m160904) HM
85Michigan (Lenawee County), Tecumseh — 269 — La Plaisance Bay Pike
In 1832 the Federal Government appropriated funds for survey and construction of a road which was to begin at La Plaisance Bay, near Monroe. The road was to pass through Tecumseh, and join with the Chicago Road at Cambridge Junction. The road . . . Map (db m165594) HM
86Michigan (Lenawee County), Tecumseh — Location of First House in Lenawee County
This boulder marks the location of the first house in Lenawee County erected by Musgrove Evans and his wife Abi Evans June 2 1824 Dedicated June 2 1909 by The Pioneers AssociationMap (db m165596) HM
87Michigan (Lenawee County), Tecumseh — Tecumseh Historical Mural
1. Sutton Opera House (1879-1968) (Northwest Block) 2. Beardsley House (1832) (Corner of Chicago Blvd. & North Union Street) 3. Carnegie Library (1905) (Corner of Maiden Lane & Chicago Blvd.) 4. The Old Stone Church (1913) (Corner of Oneida . . . Map (db m165631) HM
88Michigan (Lenawee County), Tecumseh — Tecumseh World War Memorial
Erected to the honor of the men and women of Tecumseh who served in the Army and Navy of the United States during the World War 1914    —    1918     ★  ★  ★ Presented by . . . Map (db m160906) WM
89Michigan (Lenawee County), Tecumseh — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine Map (db m160908) WM
90Michigan (Lenawee County), Tecumseh — Veterans Memorial
In Memory Of Departed MembersMap (db m160901) WM
91Michigan (Lenawee County), Tecumseh — Vietnam Veterans Memorial
In memory of those who served and gave the supreme sacrifice Aug. 5, 1964     May 7, 1975Map (db m160903) WM
92Michigan (Lenawee County), Tecumseh — War Memorials
Plaque 1: "We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain"     Abraham Lincoln Edward Brazee 1934 Orville Gove 1931 Jack Hammel 1939 Nelson Hoekstra 1939 James O'Neil 1942 Gale Taylor 1943 . . . Map (db m160907) WM
93Michigan (Lenawee County), Tecumseh — War On Global Terrorism Memorial
Dedicated to those who served in the War on Global Terrorism Kosovo   •    Gulf War - Desert Storm Bosnia   •    Afghanistan Somalia   •    Iraq WarMap (db m160902) WM
94Michigan (Lenawee County), Tipton — L123 — Davenport House
In 1834 Henry W. Sisson of New York settled here and built a log tavern, located on Evans Lake where the Chicago Road enters the Irish Hills. The tavern was purchased in 1839 by John Davenport, who owned the property until 1864. During this time the . . . Map (db m103701) HM
95Michigan (Lenawee County), Tipton — Wisner
Rev. Jehiel Wisner 1762-1839 American Soldier 1779-1781 and his wife Susanna Chandler Abram C. Wisner 1799-1867 and wife Sarah Wisner Came from Niagara County, New York by ox team across Canada to Michigan in 1862 and . . . Map (db m165634) HM
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