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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 (157) Hillsdale County, MI (66) Jackson County, MI (130) Monroe County, MI (204) Washtenaw County, MI (326) Fulton County, OH (109) Lucas County, OH (474)  LenaweeCounty(157) Lenawee County (157)  HillsdaleCounty(66) Hillsdale County (66)  JacksonCounty(130) Jackson County (130)  MonroeCounty(204) Monroe County (204)  WashtenawCounty(326) Washtenaw County (326)  FultonCountyOhio(109) Fulton County (109)  LucasCounty(474) Lucas County (474)
Adrian is the county seat for Lenawee County
Adjacent to Lenawee County, Michigan
      Hillsdale County (66)  
      Jackson County (130)  
      Monroe County (204)  
      Washtenaw County (326)  
      Fulton County, Ohio (109)  
      Lucas County, Ohio (474)  
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1 Michigan, Lenawee County, Addison, Woodstock Township — S297 — 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
2 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — A Bench By The Road
There is no place you or I can go, to think about or not think about, to summon the presences of or recollect the absences of slaves; nothing that reminds us of the ones who made the journey and of those who did not make it. There is no . . . Map (db m182367) HM
3 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — A Tribute to Sage Union(Walsh Hall) 1923-2018
Sage Union, originally named Walsh Hall when constructed in 1923, was located in the greenspace, which now showcased the magnificent view of Trinity Gardens from Siena Heights Drive. This building was once "The Hub" of campus activity. For decades, . . . Map (db m182384) HM
4 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — Adrian & The Republican Party
Entering the 1850s, the Democratic Party was the nation's leading political party. The party identified with both state and individual rights, making it very popular in the South where whites feared that the North might use the . . . Map (db m182366) HM
5 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — Adrian Civil War Memorial
By such as these was our Union saved in the Great Struggle of '61-'65 (Plaque 1) In memory of 4th. Mich. Cav. Henry E. McLouth • Orin D. McLouth • William Bidelnan • Henry A. Barnard • Augustus Rabold • William Housman • . . . Map (db m231261) WM
6 Michigan, 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
7 Michigan, 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
8 Michigan, 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
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9 Michigan, 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
10 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — S0478 — Adrian Union Hall
In 1863 Charles M. Croswell (Michigan governor 1877-1881) formed an association to construct a new theater. An 1866 bird’s-eye view of Adrian shows the completed exterior. Originally designated the Adrian Union Hall, by 1887 it was called Croswell . . . Map (db m180273) HM
11 Michigan, 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
12 Michigan, 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
13 Michigan, 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
14 Michigan, 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
15 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — 3 — Cooley Law OfficeMichigan 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
16 Michigan, 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
17 Michigan, 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
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18 Michigan, 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 secretary of the Republican Party's founding convention in Jackson. He also drafted Michigan's act ratifying the XIII . . . Map (db m169876) HM
19 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — Grant B. Swift
Grant Swift shared his enthusiasm and energy as manager of the Lenawee County Fair for 23 years. Through his leadership and vision, the fair grew phenomenally as it expanded and flourished. Grant's passion for the fair business fueled his desire . . . Map (db m187555) HM
20 Michigan, 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
21 Michigan, 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
22 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — Laura Haviland1808 - 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
23 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — Laura Smith Haviland1808 - 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
24 Michigan, 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
25 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — Lenawee County Korean War Memorial
Honoring and remembering Lenawee County Veterans who served during the Korean War June 27, 1950 - January 31, 1955Map (db m182370) WM
26 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — Lenawee County Spanish War Memorial1898     1902
In honor of United Spanish War Veterans of Lenawee CountyMap (db m182371) WM
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27 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — Lenawee County Vietnam War Memorial
However and wherever we are we must live as if one never dies Nazim Hikmet Dedicated by the people of Lenawee County to it's deceased Vietnam Veterans Duane R. Keil Adrian • Floyd A. Hyder ★ . . . Map (db m182780) WM
28 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — Lenawee County World Terrorism Veterans Memorial
In memory of all Lenawee County Veterans who gave their lives fighting for American freedom against world terrorism Dedicated Veterans Day, November 11th, 2006 by the City of Adrian and the United Veterans Council Of Lenawee County . . . Map (db m182369) WM
29 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — Lenawee County World War Honor Roll1917       1918
Dedicated to the memory of Lenawee County men who gave their lives for liberty and justice in the World War. Claud T. Annis • Harold Bachman • Lloyd C. Bailey • Ward B. Baughey • Oliver M. Biggs • Edward E. Biskupski • Orvel V. . . . Map (db m182918) WM
30 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — Lenawee County World War II Memorial
This Time Capsule to be opened July, 2045 was placed here In commemoration of the World War II Veterans 50th Anniversary 1945 - 1995 and the Victory Pope Concert of 1995 by the City of Adrian and the United Veterans . . . Map (db m182372) WM
31 Michigan, 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
32 Michigan, 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
33 Michigan, 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
34 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — Robertson Building
Charles L. Robertson, born October 27, 1880 grew in Blissfield, Michigan. Charles started his law practice in Lenawee County in 1902 and completed the construction of the Robertson Building in 1960. The Building served as the law offices of . . . Map (db m182368) HM
35 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — L1697 — Sacred Heart Hall
Sacred Heart Hall, designed by Detroit architect Peter Dederichs, was built in 1922 to house Saint Joseph’s College. In 1919 Mother Camilla Madden and the Adrian Dominican Sisters founded Saint Joseph’s College as a liberal arts and teacher training . . . Map (db m180274) HM
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36 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — Saint Joseph Bell
Three bells were originally placed in the St. Joseph belfry January of 1882. The largest of these cracked in 1892 and was replaced in 1895 by this 1500lb. bell. It rang for about a century before it also cracked and was replaced in May of 2007.Map (db m187552) HM
37 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — 1716 — Saint Joseph Rectory
Michigan Registered Historic Site Saint Joseph Rectory Built in 1889 Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State Registered Local Site No. 1716 Property of the State of Michigan, 1993Map (db m187554) HM
38 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — 1716 — Saint Joseph School
Michigan Registered Historic Site Saint Joseph School Built in 1884 Burea of History, Michigan Department of State Registered Local Site No. 1716 Property of the State of Michigan, 1993Map (db m187553) HM
39 Michigan, 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
40 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — South Hall BellPresented 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
41 Michigan, 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
42 Michigan, 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
43 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — 1178 — St. Joseph Hospital and Home for the Aged
In the old elm farmhouse that once stood on this site, six Dominican nuns opened the St. Joseph Hospital and Home for the Aged on May 20, 1884. They were sent by Mother Hyacinth Scheininger, Prioress of Holy Rosary Convent in New York City, at . . . Map (db m187557) HM
44 Michigan, 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
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45 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — The Antislavery - Underground Railroad Movement1830 - 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
46 Michigan, 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
47 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — The Centennial Mall
The Centennial Mall is dedicated to the Adrian Dominican Sisters who founded St. Joseph's College for women in 1919. St. Joseph's College was renamed Siena Heights College in 1939 in honor of St. Catherine of Siena, and later renamed Siena . . . Map (db m182428) HM
48 Michigan, 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
49 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian — The Thinker(French, Le Penseur) Auguste Rodin
The original bronze and marble sculpture of The Thinker is in the Musée 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
50 Michigan, Lenawee County, Adrian, Adrian Township — Henry Ford1863-1947
Industrialist and Business Magnate often stayed here visiting relativesMap (db m236063) HM
51 Michigan, 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
52 Michigan, Lenawee County, Blissfield — Blissfield Veterans Memorial
This 70' flag pole is dedicated to the men and women who have served our country and given their lives for the freedom of their fellow Americans. This memorial was made possible by the generous contributions of the following to fly our nations flag . . . Map (db m187563) WM
53 Michigan, 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
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54 Michigan, 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
55 Michigan, 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
56 Michigan, Lenawee County, Blissfield — F-105G ThunderchiefAircraft 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
57 Michigan, 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
58 Michigan, 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
59 Michigan, 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
60 Michigan, Lenawee County, Blissfield — Schultz-Holmes Memorial Library
Given to the Village of Blissfield, through the will of Martha Schultz, by Frederick Schultz (Deceased, 1948) and Martha Schultz (Deceased, 1950) In memory of Harold W. and Erma Schultz Holmes, and their son, Frederick, All of whom were lost . . . Map (db m187565) HM
61 Michigan, Lenawee County, Blissfield — This Limestone Cross
This limestone cross and base were part of the reconstruction of St. Peter The Apostle in 1927. Total weight of the cross and base is over 5500 pounds. Due to aging of the bell tower structure, they were removed and placed in front of . . . Map (db m187564) HM
62 Michigan, 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
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63 Michigan, 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
64 Michigan, Lenawee County, Brooklyn — An Gorta Mor1845 - 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
65 Michigan, Lenawee County, Brooklyn — At the CrossroadsCambridge Junction and the Walker Taverns
Travelers or neighbors, all were welcome here. Two of the most important roads of Michigan's settlement era - the Monroe Pike (M-50) and the Chicago Road (US 12) crossed at Cambridge Junction. Settlers and stagecoach riders . . . Map (db m205428) HM
66 Michigan, Lenawee County, Brooklyn — Cambridge Junction
This boulder marks the junction of the Chicago Turnpike, running between Detroit and Chicago -an Indian trail prior to 1700- with the Monroe Turnpike, coming from Lake Erie. Also The old Walker Tavern- built in 1833 and still . . . Map (db m205431) HM
67 Michigan, Lenawee County, Brooklyn — Cambridge Junction Historic State Park
Location, Location, Location (left panel) Nature made Sylvester Walker for his business. Men of every class and condition of life from the earliest times would stretch out their day's drive to reach the hospitable roof . . . Map (db m205529) HM
68 Michigan, Lenawee County, Brooklyn — HB 16 — The Walker Tavern
This historic building, a link with the bygone pioneer era, dates back to 1832. Here at the junction of the Chicago Road and the road from Monroe, a small inn was opened by Sylvester Walker of Cooperstown, New York. Before long the Walker Tavern was . . . Map (db m205438) HM
69 Michigan, Lenawee County, Brooklyn — HB 16 — Walker Tavern
Side 1 This tavern was built around 1832. Stagecoach passengers stopped here for lodging and food as they traveled between Detroit and Chicago on the Chicago Road (later US-12) and on the La Plaisance Bay Pike (later M-50) from Lake . . . Map (db m205435) HM
70 Michigan, Lenawee County, Brooklyn, Cambridge Township — Michigan International Speedway:Premier motorsports facility for the Automotive State
Ground was broken for what is now called "Michigan International Speedway" (M.I.S.), on Sept. 27, 1967. Over 2.5 million cubic yards of dirt were moved to form the . . . Map (db m239287) HM
71 Michigan, Lenawee County, Brooklyn, Cambridge Township — Roadside Attractions at Brighton Hill and Kelly's Knoll
Automobiles and the promise of paved roads brought opportunity to the Irish Hills. In the 1920s, anticipating change, two long-time neighbors erected competing observation towers to attract visitors to the spectacular views of area lakes and . . . Map (db m226829) HM
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72 Michigan, 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
73 Michigan, 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
74 Michigan, Lenawee County, Clayton — Ramsdell Nature Park
This farm was bequeathed to the County by David R. Ramsdell, born July 11, 1886 - died June 27, 1984, his Will in part reads, "I give my farm of 180 acres to the Lenawee County Parks Commission to be used as a park with nature and hiking . . . Map (db m186342) HM
75 Michigan, Lenawee County, Clinton — All Gave Some - Some Gave All
All Gave Some - Some Gave All Piper - Hull - Sparks Post #176 -- 2014Map (db m165649) WM
76 Michigan, 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
77 Michigan, 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
78 Michigan, 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
79 Michigan, Lenawee County, Clinton — Clinton Falls Festival Veterans Memorial Bench
Clinton Fall Festival Honors Those Who ServedMap (db m165664) WM
80 Michigan, 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
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81 Michigan, 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
82 Michigan, 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
83 Michigan, 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
84 Michigan, 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
85 Michigan, 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
86 Michigan, 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
87 Michigan, 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
88 Michigan, 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
89 Michigan, Lenawee County, Deerfield — American Legion Post 392 Veterans Memorial
Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his country.Map (db m200333) WM
90 Michigan, Lenawee County, Deerfield — Deerfield Township Unknown Dead Memorial
Sacred to the memory of the Unknown Dead of All WarsMap (db m165588) WM
91 Michigan, Lenawee County, Deerfield — Gerber Hill Park
Frank and Elizabeth Gerber bought this 19 acre parcel in 1935 for $450.00. For many years they made it available to youth groups and neighborhood children for recreation / and winter sledding, thus, the area became known as Gerber Hill. In 1988 . . . Map (db m188438) HM
92 Michigan, Lenawee County, Deerfield — Gerber Hill Park, Lenawee County
Gerber Hill Park contains significant remnants of Lenawee County's geologic past. As recently as 15,000 years ago, this area was covered by glacial ice flowing to the west and northwest out of the, Erie Basin. When the ice front began to . . . Map (db m188436) HM
93 Michigan, Lenawee County, Deerfield — Original Site of Deerfield Farmers Telephone Company
Original Site of Deerfield Farmers Telephone Company Founded 1898 Incorporated 1908Map (db m200334) HM
94 Michigan, Lenawee County, Deerfield — The Gerber Oaks
After Frank and Elizabeth Gerber established this park, their daughters, Sarah and Frances, decided to convey additional land along this Eastern boundary to preserve these magnificent trees. Forester Carl Burhop, in 2017, estimated these oaks . . . Map (db m188434) HM
95 Michigan, 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
96 Michigan, 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
97 Michigan, 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
98 Michigan, 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
99 Michigan, 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
100 Michigan, Lenawee County, Jasper — Jasper Veterans Memorial
In grateful memory to all who serve their countryMap (db m187551) WM

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