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Historical Markers in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan

 
Clickable Map of Macomb County, Michigan and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Macomb County, MI (129) Lapeer County, MI (39) Oakland County, MI (405) St. Clair County, MI (72) Wayne County, MI (540)  MacombCounty(129) Macomb County (129)  LapeerCounty(39) Lapeer County (39)  OaklandCounty(405) Oakland County (405)  St.ClairCounty(72) St. Clair County (72)  WayneCounty(540) Wayne County (540)
Mount Clemens is the county seat for Macomb County
Grosse Pointe Shores is in Macomb County
      Macomb County (129)  
ADJACENT TO MACOMB COUNTY
      Lapeer County (39)  
      Oakland County (405)  
      St. Clair County (72)  
      Wayne County (540)  
 
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1Michigan (Macomb County), Grosse Pointe Shores — Boathouse
This is where the Fords' boathouse stood for many years, jutting out over the cove. Edsel enjoyed boating of all types, and he owned an impressive collection of boats. An avid sailor his entire life, Edsel raced speedboats competitively as a . . . Map (db m206957) HM
2Michigan (Macomb County), Grosse Pointe Shores — S498 — Edsel & Eleanor Ford House
Edsel Ford, president of the Ford Motor Company for many years, and his wife, Eleanor Clay, completed this 87-acre estate in 1927. Architect Albert Kahn derived the design from precedents in Cotswold, England, and many of the building materials, . . . Map (db m143597) HM
3Michigan (Macomb County), Grosse Pointe Shores — Main Residence
The Main Residence sits on the eastern edge of the Gaukler Pointe taking advantage of the views of Lake St. Clair and the surrounding landscape created by Jens Jensen. Architecturally, the Cotswold District in England influenced architect . . . Map (db m206958) HM
4Michigan (Macomb County), Grosse Pointe Shores — Power House
The Power House contained all of the machinery and equipment for operations across the estate. The oil-fired boilers heated the buildings and water for the swimming pool. Pumps operated the vacuum cleaner system in the house. Chlorinating . . . Map (db m206960) HM
5Michigan (Wayne County), Grosse Pointe Shores — L2308 — Grosse Pointe Shores Village Hall
Side 1 The Village of Grosse Pointe Shores incorporated in 1911. After a few years of holding meetings in local homes, the village council purchased this property to build a village hall. Albert Kahn, who later designed the Fisher Building . . . Map (db m156356) HM
 
 
 
 
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Dec. 10, 2022