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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Chelsea
Chelsea, Michigan and Vicinity
▶ Washtenaw County (136) ▶ Jackson County (31) ▶ Lenawee County (58) ▶ Livingston County (30) ▶ Monroe County (66) ▶ Oakland County (283) ▶ Wayne County (309)
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In the 1830s the Congdon brothers, Elisha and James, settled the land where Chelsea is located. In 1848 they offered the Michigan Central Railroad a free site on which to build a station. The first and succeeding . . . — — Map (db m54136) HM|
|Vermont Congregationalists organized a church in Sylvan Township in 1849. In 1852 the built the first church in the village, here on land donated by Chelsea founder Elisha Congdon. When that building burned in 1894, John Foster of Chelsea built the . . . — — Map (db m54156) HM|
|The Reverend Charles Glenn organized the first Methodist class here in 1836, and for the next ten years the group met in the home of his brother, John. In 1846 the brothers presented the congregation with a building which served as both church and . . . — — Map (db m55416) HM|
|(North Face): Erected under the auspices of Woman's Relief Corps No. 210, assisted by R.P. Carpenter Post No. 41, and Patriotic Citizens 1861 to 1865
(West Face):R.P. Carpenter Post No 41 To the memory of our noble dead who freely . . . — — Map (db m26732) HM|
|The Welfare Building was constructed in 1906 as a recreation facility for the workers of the Glazier Stove Company. It featured a swimming pool, a billiard hall, a basketball court, a theatre and a reading room. Chelsea native Frank P. Glazier, who . . . — — Map (db m54138) HM|