“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Marine City, Michigan

Clickable Map of St. Clair 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> St. Clair County, MI (84) Lapeer County, MI (39) Macomb County, MI (137) Sanilac County, MI (38)  St.ClairCounty(84) St. Clair County (84)  LapeerCounty(39) Lapeer County (39)  MacombCounty(137) Macomb County (137)  SanilacCounty(38) Sanilac County (38)
Port Huron is the county seat for St. Clair County
Marine City is in St. Clair County
      St. Clair County (84)  
      Lapeer County (39)  
      Macomb County (137)  
      Sanilac County (38)  
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1Michigan, St. Clair County, Marine City — L2197 — David and Laura Lester House
This house was likely built in stages between around 1855 and 1885 and reflects the prominence of David and Laura Rice Lester. David Lester (1823-1890), a shipbuilder, a ship owner, and a salt producer, played a key role in Marine City's economic . . . Map (db m41189) HM
2Michigan, St. Clair County, Marine City — L1833 — East China Fractional District No. 2 School
East China Township was set off from China Township in 1859. In 1868 Harriet J. Comstock, an heir of pioneer Andrew J. Westbrook, sold a parcel of land to School District No. 2. A frame school, built on the site prior to 1853, was replaced by this . . . Map (db m169599) HM
3Michigan, St. Clair County, Marine City — L1969 — Greenwood Cemetery
In 1856 Detroiters Eber Brock and Mary Ward deeded approximately one and one-half acres of land along the Belle River to establish Greenwood Cemetery. As a result of several additions, the burial ground comprised 14.2 acres by 1922. Renamed Woodlawn . . . Map (db m176823) HM
4Michigan, St. Clair County, Marine City — Heritage Square Historic District
City Hall of Marine City was built in 1884 designed by the firm of George Dewitt Mason and Zachariah Rice, Detroit. Mason, principal designer, chose to reflect a style popularized by the Boston architect Henry Hobson Richardson and now known as . . . Map (db m123788) HM
5Michigan, St. Clair County, Marine City — L0546 — Holy Cross Parish
Father Gabriel Richard received this triangular plot of land by way of a grant from President John Quincy Adams on April 1, 1825. This area, known as Catholic Point, contains, among other buildings a church, a rectory, a convent, the former high . . . Map (db m41196) HM
6Michigan, St. Clair County, Marine City — L461 — Marine City
Built in 1884 at a cost of $12,300, this edifice has served continuously as the seat of local government. Marine City was incorporated as the village of Marine in 1865. It became Marine City in 1867. The first village president was David Lester, a . . . Map (db m123786) HM
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7Michigan, St. Clair County, Marine City — L0683 — Newport Academy
Emily Ward established the Newport Academy about 1845 to provide educational opportunities for area children. Miss Ward was a niece of Samuel Ward, the founder of Newport (now Marine City), and the sister of Eber Brock Ward, a shipping magnate and . . . Map (db m41199) HM
8Michigan, St. Clair County, Marine City — Pêche Island Rear Range Lightc. 1905 - decommissioned 1982
This range light was originally located in American Waters, east of the mouth of the Detroit River, just north of the international border and north east of Pêche Island, Ontario, Canada It was brought to Marine City in 1982 through the . . . Map (db m123840) HM
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Jan. 26, 2023