“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 Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan

Clickable Map of Wayne 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> Wayne County, MI (538) Macomb County, MI (129) Monroe County, MI (186) Oakland County, MI (403) Washtenaw County, MI (273)  WayneCounty(538) Wayne County (538)  MacombCounty(129) Macomb County (129)  MonroeCounty(186) Monroe County (186)  OaklandCounty(403) Oakland County (403)  WashtenawCounty(273) Washtenaw County (273)
Detroit is the county seat for Wayne County
Grosse Pointe Park is in Wayne County
      Wayne County (538)  
      Macomb County (129)  
      Monroe County (186)  
      Oakland County (403)  
      Washtenaw County (273)  
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1Michigan (Wayne County), Grosse Pointe Park — L1995 — Defer Elementary School
In 1921 Rural Agricultural District No. 1 consolidated five fractional districts, bringing together students who previously met in five separate schoolhouses. Defer Elementary School, the first school built after the consolidation, was named in . . . Map (db m175026) HM
2Michigan (Wayne County), Grosse Pointe Park — S0502 — Fox Indian Massacre
Encouraged by a potential alliance with the English, the Fox Indians besieged Fort Pontchartrain, Detroit, in 1712. Repulsed by the French and their Huron and Ottawa Indian allies, the Fox retreated and entrenched themselves in this area known as . . . Map (db m175027) HM
3Michigan (Wayne County), Grosse Pointe Park — L923 — Voigt-Kreit House / Voigt on Public Education
Voigt-Kreit HouseWilliam Voigt, Jr. is thought to have designed this house as a summer home in the early 1900s. In 1889 his parents, who ran a butchering business, purchased the property for $1,850. French settler Joseph Tremble was granted the . . . Map (db m175028) HM
4Michigan (Wayne County), Grosse Pointe Park — S0487 — Wardwell House
William Buck, an English immigrant farmer, built the main part of this house around 1849. It has fourteen-inch thick walls and is the oldest brick house in Grosse Pointe. The rear clapboard addition, built elsewhere, dates from the 1880s. Henry . . . Map (db m175539) HM
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Nov. 29, 2022