“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 Dexter, Michigan

Clickable Map of Washtenaw 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> Washtenaw County, MI (278) Jackson County, MI (110) Lenawee County, MI (132) Livingston County, MI (65) Monroe County, MI (187) Oakland County, MI (405) Wayne County, MI (540)  WashtenawCounty(278) Washtenaw County (278)  JacksonCounty(110) Jackson County (110)  LenaweeCounty(132) Lenawee County (132)  LivingstonCounty(65) Livingston County (65)  MonroeCounty(187) Monroe County (187)  OaklandCounty(405) Oakland County (405)  WayneCounty(540) Wayne County (540)
Ann Arbor is the county seat for Washtenaw County
Dexter is in Washtenaw County
      Washtenaw County (278)  
      Jackson County (110)  
      Lenawee County (132)  
      Livingston County (65)  
      Monroe County (187)  
      Oakland County (405)  
      Wayne County (540)  
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1Michigan (Washtenaw County), Dexter — Alice Frances House•Library
Given by Senator Royal Samuel Copeland to the Village of Dexter Michigan 1928 Modeled from New England Libraries Originally the first post officeMap (db m142357) HM
2Michigan (Washtenaw County), Dexter — L2227 — Delhi Bridge
(side 1) The Delhi Bridge was one of many Pratt through truss iron bridges built to order by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio, between 1876 and 1899 to span the Huron River. It was listed in the National Register of Historic . . . Map (db m60228) HM
3Michigan (Washtenaw County), Dexter — Dexter Area Civil War Memorial
Erected by the citizens of Dexter and vicinity, in memory of the heroes who fought and the martyrs who died that the republic might live. Dedicated May 30, 1898 1861-1865Map (db m53429) HM
4Michigan (Washtenaw County), Dexter — L1303 — Dexter Depot / Track Pans
Dexter Depot The Michigan Central Railroad reached Dexter from Detroit on July 4, 1841, just after Dexter's first depot was completed. Frederick H. Spier of Detroit designed the present depot, which was completed in record time. Work began on . . . Map (db m54861) HM
5Michigan (Washtenaw County), Dexter — DV-23 — Forest Lawn Cemetery
Forest Lawn Cemetery was part of a parcel owned by Samuel Dexter, who came to Michigan in 1824 from New York State. He purchased 926 acres of land that was incorporated as the village of Dexter. For years, Dexter offered cemetery plots free to . . . Map (db m171679) HM
6Michigan (Washtenaw County), Dexter — Frederick Pelham: Bridge Engineer
Frederick Pelham was born on November 7, 1864. He attended school in Detroit. In 1887, he became the first African American to receive an Engineering Degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and was hired as a civil engineer for the . . . Map (db m142463) HM
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7Michigan (Washtenaw County), Dexter — History of Mill Creek Dam
The dam was originally built by Judge Samuel Dexter in 1824. Mill Creek got its name because the dam provided hydropower for the sawmills and gristmills that supplied much of the timber and flour for the growing community within the village and . . . Map (db m142459) HM
8Michigan (Washtenaw County), Dexter — L110 — Hudson MillsRegistered Michigan Historic Site
This hamlet developed around the mills which were located here to utilize the great water power of the Huron River. Cornelius Osterhout built a sawmill here about 1827, followed in 1846 by a gristmill in which three men produced six thousand barrels . . . Map (db m142354) HM
9Michigan (Washtenaw County), Dexter — L0626 — St. Joseph Catholic Church
The Catholic church in this village dates back to 1840 with Fathers Cullen, Hennesy and Pulsers serving the predominantly Irish parishioners for nearly thirty years. The present brick edifice, completed in 1874, is an example of simple Gothic style. . . . Map (db m54893) HM
10Michigan (Washtenaw County), Dexter — L1047 — Webster Township Hall
In 1976, Webster Township Hall, built in 1871, was the sixth oldest township hall in continuous use in the state. The structure, which replaced a building at Scully and North Territorial roads, was designed by Isaac Terry. Its cost of $1,758.17 . . . Map (db m169884) HM
11Michigan (Washtenaw County), Dexter — L0855 — Webster United Church of Christ
In 1834 construction began on Webster Church, the oldest church building in continuous use in Washtenaw County. Built on land donated by Hannah Williams Kingsley, it was completed in 1835 after Moses Kingsley secured donations from Daniel Webster . . . Map (db m60515) HM
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Dec. 10, 2022