“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 Clarkston, Michigan

Clickable Map of Oakland 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> Oakland County, MI (403) Genesee County, MI (134) Lapeer County, MI (39) Livingston County, MI (64) Macomb County, MI (129) Washtenaw County, MI (273) Wayne County, MI (538)  OaklandCounty(403) Oakland County (403)  GeneseeCounty(134) Genesee County (134)  LapeerCounty(39) Lapeer County (39)  LivingstonCounty(64) Livingston County (64)  MacombCounty(129) Macomb County (129)  WashtenawCounty(273) Washtenaw County (273)  WayneCounty(538) Wayne County (538)
Pontiac is the county seat for Oakland County
Clarkston is in Oakland County
      Oakland County (403)  
      Genesee County (134)  
      Lapeer County (39)  
      Livingston County (64)  
      Macomb County (129)  
      Washtenaw County (273)  
      Wayne County (538)  
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1Michigan (Oakland County), Clarkston — Becoming ClarkstonIt Started with the Mill
The brothers came from New York State. Jeremiah Clark came first, at age 41 in 1831, to explore his fortune in Michigan Territory. His brother Nelson, eighteen years younger, joined Jeremiah in 1838 in buying 2,000 acres of land in . . . Map (db m128225) HM
2Michigan (Oakland County), Clarkston — Building Clarkston Historyat 90 North Main
It has been a building of many uses for many people. It was built as Clarkston High School in 1910 and students learned and played here until 1930. In recent years, it was a community center and the Independence Township Hall. But in 1940 the . . . Map (db m128228) HM
3Michigan (Oakland County), Clarkston — Getting HereTransportation in Independence Township
The Saginaw Trail was once a footpath through this wooded region, used by Native Americans. In the 1820s, the trail became the first road in the region for travel from Pontiac through the southwest corner of Independence Township and on to . . . Map (db m180824) HM
4Michigan (Oakland County), Clarkston — L58 — Sashabaw Cemetery
Although burials were made here as early as 1836 it was 1849 before residents of Sashibaw Plains formed Sashabaw Burial Association for purposes of "fencing, improving, ornamenting, and keeping the burying ground ... in proper repair." A center . . . Map (db m134658) HM
5Michigan (Oakland County), Clarkston — L37 — Sashabaw United Presbyterian Church
This church structure, one of the oldest in the Detroit Presbytery, was erected by a church building society which was organized on January 20, 1855. A fine example of the classic New England church, it was dedicated in June, 1856, as the house . . . Map (db m134653) HM
6Michigan (Oakland County), Clarkston — The Nelson Clark HomeA Pioneer's Living History
Nelson Washington Clark was a builder. He and his brother Jeremiah joined the flow of pioneers in the 1830s from New York State to Michigan where they bought 2,000 acres of land along the Clinton River in Independence Township. Nelson and his . . . Map (db m128227) HM
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Dec. 1, 2022