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Historical Markers in Berrien Springs, Michigan

 
Clickable Map of Berrien 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 Berrien County, MI (77) Cass County, MI (35) Van Buren County, MI (65) Cook County, IL (394) Lake County, IL (62) LaPorte County, IN (59) Porter County, IN (34) St. Joseph County, IN (64)  BerrienCounty(77) Berrien County (77)  CassCounty(35) Cass County (35)  VanBurenCounty(65) Van Buren County (65)  CookCountyIllinois(394) Cook County (394)  LakeCounty(62) Lake County (62)  LaPorteCountyIndiana(59) LaPorte County (59)  PorterCounty(34) Porter County (34)  St.JosephCounty(64) St. Joseph County (64)
St. Joseph is the county seat for Berrien County
Berrien Springs is in Berrien County
      Berrien County (77)  
ADJACENT TO BERRIEN COUNTY
      Cass County (35)  
      Van Buren County (65)  
      Cook County, Illinois (394)  
      Lake County, Illinois (62)  
      LaPorte County, Indiana (59)  
      Porter County, Indiana (34)  
      St. Joseph County, Indiana (64)  
 
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1Michigan (Berrien County), Berrien Springs — 1870 Berrien County Jail
A Unique Jail Gilbert B. Avery, architect of the 1839 Courthouse next door, also designed the 1870 Berrien County Jail and Sheriff's Residence. The brick jail appeared from the outside as a conventional square structure with a ventilator . . . Map (db m64919) HM
2Michigan (Berrien County), Berrien Springs — S250 — Andrews University
This, the oldest Seventh-day Adventist college and the pioneer in a world-wide system of Christian education, was chartered in 1874 at Battle Creek as Battle Creek College. It was moved to Berrien Springs in 1901 where its name was changed to . . . Map (db m64917) HM
3Michigan (Berrien County), Berrien Springs — 38 — Berrien County CourthouseMichigan's Oldest County Courthouse — Michigan Legal Milestone —
The county courthouse is an iconic symbol of the American legal system. Its importance in Michigan is established in the Michigan Constitution of 1835, which authorized county courts and the laws that followed, requiring counties to provide . . . Map (db m69920) HM
4Michigan (Berrien County), Berrien Springs — HB50 — Berrien Springs Courthouse
This building, a fine example of the Greek Revival style, was designed by Gilbert B. Avery in 1838. James Lewis, the contractor, agreed to complete the building by April, 1839. Built almost entirely of whitewood, the courthouse has hand-hewn timbers . . . Map (db m64918) HM
5Michigan (Berrien County), Berrien Springs — L2130 — Union Church and Cemetery
In 1857 Protestants of different denominations established a church and cemetery on property purchased from Zera and Eliza Wright. They dedicated the Greek Revival-style Union Church on July 4, 1858. The denominations held services on alternating . . . Map (db m64939) HM
 
 
 
 
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Sep. 29, 2022