“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 Farmington, Michigan

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Pontiac is the county seat for Oakland County
Farmington is in Oakland County
      Oakland County (403)  
      Genesee County (134)  
      Lapeer County (39)  
      Livingston County (64)  
      Macomb County (128)  
      Washtenaw County (273)  
      Wayne County (537)  
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1Michigan (Oakland County), Farmington — City of FarmingtonOriginal Historic District (designated by broken line) Settled 1824
Buildings and sites of historic interest
1. First Post Office, 1825 (23925 Farmington Road) 2. Approximate site of first school, 1826 3. Site of first saw mill, 1826 4. Oldest frame house in Farmington, 1824 5. Site of first . . . Map (db m85016) HM
2Michigan (Oakland County), Farmington — Detroit United Railway
With the introduction of electricity in Farmington, so too came the interurban railway. In August of 1899, the Detroit Northwestern Railway bought over forty-on acres at this intersection for a power house. Completed in February of 1900, the . . . Map (db m169146) HM
3Michigan (Oakland County), Farmington — Farmington Masonic Temple and Farmington Township Hall
The building was constructed in 1876 by the Township of Farmington and the Farmington Masonic Lodge No. 151. The Township government occupied the first floor of the building until 1963 when a new Township facility was constructed. The Masonic Lodge . . . Map (db m85139) HM
4Michigan (Oakland County), Farmington — Farmington's First Post Office
The original house was built on this site in 1825 for Dr. Ezekiel Webb, Farmington's first physician. Dr. Webb was appointed as Farmington's first postmaster in 1826. This house served as a Post Office, physician's office and as a residence for the . . . Map (db m85098) HM
5Michigan (Oakland County), Farmington — 266 — First Quaker Meeting
In the 1820's, members of the Society of Friends played a key role in the settlement of several Michigan communities. Farmington was founded in 1824 by Arthur Power, a Quaker from Farmington, New York. In 1831, what was apparently Michigan's first . . . Map (db m85104) HM
6Michigan (Oakland County), Farmington — S371 — Gov. Fred M. Warner
This large white Civil War Era house in the center of Farmington's historic district has been the residence of the Warner family for many decades. Here lived Fred M. Warner, governor of Michigan from 1905 to 1911. Born in England in 1865, Warner . . . Map (db m85141) HM
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7Michigan (Oakland County), Farmington — Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, Inc.Michigan Centennial Business
This plaque is issued by the Historical Society of Michigan in recognition of Heeney-Sundquist Funeral Home, Inc. founded in 1850 for more than 100 years of continuous operation in service to the people of Michigan and for . . . Map (db m104152) HM
8Michigan (Oakland County), Farmington — L2195 — Methodist Episcopal Church
Sixteen pioneers organized the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1829. The congregation dedicated its first church building in 1844. When that church burned in 1920, Detroit architects and church members Wells Butterfield and his daughter Emily . . . Map (db m85391) HM
9Michigan (Oakland County), Farmington — Oakwood Cemetery
This peaceful area of natural beauty was donated by Arthur Power, Farmington founder, from his original holdings for use as a non-denominational cemetery. The first person to die in Farmington was a Mr. Green, the village cobbler, who was interred . . . Map (db m85207) HM
10Michigan (Oakland County), Farmington — Quaker Burial Ground
In 1832 Arthur Power, founder of Farmington, donated this parcel of land for a cemetery and Friends Meeting House. The Friends referred to their burial ground as "God's Acre." The first persons buried here were Selinda and Phebe Minerva Power, . . . Map (db m169083) HM
11Michigan (Oakland County), Farmington — The Potawatomi Indians of Farmington
The Potawatomi, the Algonquin-speaking tribe most closely associated with this region, were often more friendly to the French and British than to the Americans. Religious and unwarlike, they had no permanent village here as they considered . . . Map (db m85206) HM
12Michigan (Oakland County), Farmington — The Village Center
Two Indian Trails crossed at this point: the Orchard Lake Trail running north and south, and the Shiawassee Trail running east and west. In 1824, a Quaker settlement began to develop around this point. In the 1850's, the settlement expanded . . . Map (db m85158) HM
13Michigan (Oakland County), Farmington — Travel Through Timeon Farmington's Grand River Avenue
Long before our everyday journeys, people traveled along this important road. This was once the Grand River Trail, a pathway Native Americans followed across Michigan before European settlement. Farmington founder Arthur Power came here along . . . Map (db m85441) HM
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Nov. 28, 2022