Erected 1903 by the
Citizens of Jackson Tp. and
Dedicated to the
Memory of her soldiers of
1861. - 1865.
[Grand Army of the Republic emblem]
Ah! never shall the land forget.
How flowed the life blood of her brave
Gushed warm . . . — — Map (db m29718) HM
Following the American Revolution, the British Crown sought to retain possession of the Ohio Country by sending chief British Indian Agent Alexander McKee and others to establish trading posts with Native Americans and resist American settlement. In . . . — — Map (db m28686) HM
On March 18, 1942, four U.S. Army Air Corps pilots lost their lives within a quarter mile of this marker. Three months after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, these pilots left Wayne County Airport near Detroit flying P-39F Airacobra pursuit planes. . . . — — Map (db m156914) HM
This Civil War monument was erected in 1903 to honor LaFayette-Jackson Township's Civil War soldiers. Over the course of the twentieth century, it became the focal point of the annual Memorial Day . . . — — Map (db m114652) HM
The Red Brick Tavern is a classic roadside inn and tavern from the heyday of the National Road.
Constructed between 1836 and 1837, it was in operation when the road was completed in front of the building. Brick used in the building was made from . . . — — Map (db m96415) HM
In 1837, when the National Road was completed through Madison County, the village of Lafayette was platted by William Minter, and this building was a tavern that served travelers. The Red Brick Tavern, which was built after the Anderson House, was . . . — — Map (db m96968) HM