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Historical Markers in Saugatuck, Michigan

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Allegan is the county seat for Allegan County
Saugatuck is in Allegan County
      Allegan County (53)  
      Barry County (39)  
      Kalamazoo County (100)  
      Kent County (107)  
      Ottawa County (83)  
      Van Buren County (76)  
      Lake County, Illinois (66)  
      Kenosha County, Wisconsin (39)  
      Racine County, Wisconsin (42)  
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1 Michigan, Allegan County, Saugatuck — L0908A — All Saints Episcopal Church / Gordon W. Lloyd
All Saints Episcopal Church An Episcopal parish was organized in Saugatauk on All Saints Day, November 1, 1868. Services were held at various locations until 1873. In 1871 the parish purchased property. Detroit architect Gordon W. Lloyd . . . Map (db m45324) HM
2 Michigan, Allegan County, Saugatuck — S697 — Felt Mansion
Chicago inventor and businessman Dorr Felt built this house as a summer home for his wife, Agnes. Felt held numerous patents, mostly notably for the Comptometer, the first machine to do complex calculations. In 1919 Felt purchased more than 750 . . . Map (db m73640) HM
3 Michigan, Allegan County, Saugatuck — L1818 — First Congregational Church
On January 11, 1860, eight years before Saugatuck was incorporated as a village, a council of area Congregational leaders met in the Pine Grove schoolhouse and organized a church. During the summer the congregation built a church on this site, which . . . Map (db m45457) HM
4 Michigan, Allegan County, Saugatuck — 2172 — Reed's Livery
Roger E. Reed, whose father was a blacksmith and carriage maker, built this structure in 1905. The front of the building housed an office and carriages, while the back was a stable of 25 stalls. Here travelers boarded stages bound for Holland, Grand . . . Map (db m45238) HM
5 Michigan, Allegan County, Saugatuck — 1762 — Saugatuck Engine House — Michigan Historic Site —
Saugatuck Engine House Built 1879-1880Map (db m45280) HM
6 Michigan, Allegan County, Saugatuck — L2284 — Saugatuck Pump House
The village of Saugatuck built this structure in 1904 to house the community’s first water pumps. The building’s construction cost about $720. The pumps were part of a water system designed by John W. Alvord, an engineer from Chicago. The two . . . Map (db m154313) HM
7 Michigan, Allegan County, Saugatuck — S191 — Singapore, Michigan
Beneath the sands near the mouth of the Kalamazoo River lies the site of Singapore, one of Michigan's most famous ghost towns. Founded in the 1830's by New York land speculators, who hoped it would rival Chicago or Milwaukee as a lake port, . . . Map (db m45269) HM
8 Michigan, Allegan County, Saugatuck — L1908 — The Allegan Road
When Allegan county was organized in 1835, the only road from the interior to Lake Michigan followed an Indian Trail along the Kalamazoo River. In 1838 Ralph Mann of Connecticut was supervising improvements at the short-lived town of Richmond. He . . . Map (db m73603) HM
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9 Michigan, Allegan County, Saugatuck — Stop 19 — Welcome to River Bluff ParkHistoric Saugatuck Township — Allegan County Heritage Trail —
You are near the center of Historic Saugatuck Township in River Bluff Park. The first settlers came here to a howling wilderness in the early 1830's. Within the township, Saugatuck is a half-mile to the west on the Old Allegan Road. Across the . . . Map (db m73604) HM
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Mar. 2, 2024