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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hillsdale

 
Clickable Map of Hillsdale 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 Hillsdale County, MI (18) Branch County, MI (53) Calhoun County, MI (27) Jackson County, MI (30) Lenawee County, MI (38) Steuben County, IN (7) Fulton County, OH (12) Williams County, OH (18)  HillsdaleCounty(18) Hillsdale County (18)  BranchCounty(53) Branch County (53)  CalhounCounty(27) Calhoun County (27)  JacksonCounty(30) Jackson County (30)  LenaweeCounty(38) Lenawee County (38)  SteubenCountyIndiana(7) Steuben County (7)  FultonCountyOhio(12) Fulton County (12)  WilliamsCounty(18) Williams County (18)
Hillsdale, Michigan and Vicinity
    Hillsdale County (18)
    Branch County (53)
    Calhoun County (27)
    Jackson County (30)
    Lenawee County (38)
    Steuben County, Indiana (7)
    Fulton County, Ohio (12)
    Williams County, Ohio (18)
 
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1Michigan (Hillsdale County), Hillsdale — L1275 — College Baptist Church
This church was incorporated as the First Free Will Baptist Church on November 24, 1855. The congregation met at the Hillsdale College Chapel until the present church was constructed in 1867-68. This Romanesque building was designed by a Chicago . . . — Map (db m32250) HM
2Michigan (Hillsdale County), Hillsdale — S0294 — Hillsdale
The plat for the village of Hillsdale was filed in July, 1839, though the first settlement probably occurred a few years previously. Before that time this area had been inhabited mainly by a band of Potawatomi Indians led by their chief, Baw Beese. . . . — Map (db m33598) HM
3Michigan (Hillsdale County), Hillsdale — 230 — Hillsdale College
In 1844 a group of Freewill Baptists organized Michigan Central College at Spring Arbor. This college was the first in Michigan to grant degrees to women. Moved to Hillsdale in 1853 and chartered by the legislature in 1855, the school was renamed . . . — Map (db m34216) HM
4Michigan (Hillsdale County), Hillsdale — L1985 — Saint Peter's Episcopal Church
In 1839 Episcopalians held the first church service in Hillsdale. Saint Peter's Church was organized in 1844. The original Gothic Revival church dates from 1859 and forms the sanctuary of the present church. Saint Peter's housed the first pipe organ . . . — Map (db m33602) HM
5Michigan (Hillsdale County), Hillsdale — L1645 — St. Anthony's Catholic Church
The origins of Catholicism in Hillsdale County date to the 1840s when Irishmen who worked for the Southern Railroad settled here. In 1853 the Reverend Joseph Kindekens of Adrian and eighty-five people organized St. Anthony's parish. The former . . . — Map (db m33601) HM
6Michigan (Hillsdale County), Hillsdale — Sultana
Dedicated to the memory of the 280 Michigan Civil War soldiers who lost their lives in America's worst maritime disaster, the sinking of the steamship "Sultana." These men were among more than 2,200 Union soldiers returning home from Confederate . . . — Map (db m33960) HM
7Michigan (Hillsdale County), Hillsdale — The Will Carleton Poor House
This stone building is a part of the poorhouse that inspired Will Carleton's well-known poem "Over the Hill to the Poorhouse." — Map (db m32361) HM
 
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