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Historical Markers in Avalon Beach, Michigan

 
Clickable Map of Monroe County, Michigan and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Monroe County, MI (187) Lenawee County, MI (132) Washtenaw County, MI (278) Wayne County, MI (540) Lucas County, OH (360)  MonroeCounty(187) Monroe County (187)  LenaweeCounty(132) Lenawee County (132)  WashtenawCounty(278) Washtenaw County (278)  WayneCounty(540) Wayne County (540)  LucasCountyOhio(360) Lucas County (360)
Monroe is the county seat for Monroe County
Avalon Beach is in Monroe County
      Monroe County (187)  
ADJACENT TO MONROE COUNTY
      Lenawee County (132)  
      Washtenaw County (278)  
      Wayne County (540)  
      Lucas County, Ohio (360)  
 
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1Michigan (Monroe County), Avalon Beach — LaPlaisance Bay
LaPlaisance Bay - the pleasant bay - was named in 1679 by Robert De LaSalle. After the War of 1812, it became part of the United States. In 1820 Maj. John Whipple was appointed keeper of the LaPlaisance Bay lighthouse. April 19, 1825 Col. John . . . Map (db m165271) HM
2Michigan (Monroe County), Avalon Beach — LaPlaisance Bay Settlement
When the War of 1812 began, LaPlaisance Bay settlement consisted of 14 homes along the creek. Medard LaBadie, considered a hero for his participation in the Battles of the River Raisin and those at Fort Meigs and Thames, was a French settler here. . . . Map (db m165272) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
 
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Dec. 10, 2022