“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Clare County, Michigan

Clickable Map of Clare 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> Clare County, MI (5) Gladwin County, MI (4) Isabella County, MI (13) Mecosta County, MI (21) Midland County, MI (17) Missaukee County, MI (1) Osceola County, MI (3) Roscommon County, MI (14)  ClareCounty(5) Clare County (5)  GladwinCounty(4) Gladwin County (4)  IsabellaCounty(13) Isabella County (13)  MecostaCounty(21) Mecosta County (21)  MidlandCounty(17) Midland County (17)  MissaukeeCounty(1) Missaukee County (1)  OsceolaCounty(3) Osceola County (3)  RoscommonCounty(14) Roscommon County (14)
Harrison is the county seat for Clare County
Adjacent to Clare County, Michigan
      Gladwin County (4)  
      Isabella County (13)  
      Mecosta County (21)  
      Midland County (17)  
      Missaukee County (1)  
      Osceola County (3)  
      Roscommon County (14)  
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1 Michigan, Clare County, Clare — L1909 — Clare Congregational Church
Saginaw architect William T. Cooper designed this church in a Greek cross plan. The church, built in 1909, is one of only a few in Michigan that reflect how early twentieth-century Protestants adopted the architecture of the fifth- and sixth-century . . . Map (db m98777) HM
2 Michigan, Clare County, Clare — Jay's Sporting GoodsWith Enduring Gratitude
In 1971, in a small garage on 7th Street in Clare, Jay and Arlene Poet saw a dream begin: Jay's Sporting Goods store was born. With more optimism than resources, they started a business that would take advantage of Jay's extensive knowledge of and . . . Map (db m190693) HM
3 Michigan, Clare County, Clare — S28 — Logging Railroads
Michigan's lumbermen found many areas were too far from rivers for logs to be taken to the mills in the spring drive. After 1870 the logging railroad came into increasing use as the means of opening these regions. The Lake George and Muskegon . . . Map (db m190692) HM
4 Michigan, Clare County, Clare — 130 — Michigan's Petroleum Industry
In 1860 State Geologist Alexander Winchell reported that oil and gas deposits lay under Michigan's surface. First commercial production was at Port Huron where 22 wells were drilled, beginning in 1886. Total output was small. Michigan's first oil . . . Map (db m136472) HM
5 Michigan, Clare County, Farwell — Farwell Area Historical Museum
1872 Ladies Library Association organized. 1879 Farwell Land Company gave the Association the lot for this building. Many donations of material and labor were given. 1883 Library dedicated debt free. Total cost of building $420.39. . . . Map (db m213182) HM
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Jun. 1, 2023