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America's First Bessemer Steel Mill Marker image, Touch for more information
By Bill Pfingsten, November 20, 2016
America's First Bessemer Steel Mill Marker
Michigan (Wayne County), Wyandotte — S158 — America's First Bessemer Steel Mill
Eber B. Ward, pioneer industrialist in many fields, built the Eureka Iron Works in Wyandotte in 1854. Here iron ore from Upper Michigan was smelted into iron in furnaces that were heated by charcoal made from wood cut in the surrounding forests. . . . — Map (db m99949) HM
Michigan (Wayne County), Wyandotte — John Eberts House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m66350) HM
Michigan (Wayne County), Wyandotte — Marx Home
Built in 1862 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m66349) HM
Michigan (Wayne County), Wyandotte — L1790B — Michigan Alkali Company
Side A On October 17, 1890, Captain John Baptiste Ford (1811-1903) purchased this property along the Detroit River. He established the Michigan Alkali Company here in 1893. Ford had financial interests in several glass companies, and he . . . — Map (db m99946) HM
Michigan (Wayne County), Wyandotte — The Wyandot Indians
The Wyandot were a North American Indian people descended from the aboriginal inhabitants of the Ontario Peninsula, between present day Niagara, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan. The ancient name for more than a dozen Iriquoian speaking tribes of this . . . — Map (db m66259) HM
Michigan (Wayne County), Wyandotte — Wyandotte Purple Heart Memorial
The nation which forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten Calvin CoolidgeMap (db m66348) WM
Michigan (Wayne County), Wyandotte — Wyandotte Vietnam Memorial
Rest easy, sleep well my brothers. Know the line has held, your job is done. Rest easy, sleep well. Others have taken up where you fell, the line has held. Peace, peace. and farewell... Richard Hollingsworth Jan. 9, 1966 Christopher Johnson June . . . — Map (db m66346) WM
Michigan (Wayne County), Wyandotte — Wyandotte World War I Memorial
Erected by the Citizens of Wyandotte in Memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in the Great World War 1914 - 1918 Edward C. Headman Oscar H. Pietraschke Herbert E. Czaddach Boleslaw Gutowski Samuel J. Frankhouse Joseph A. . . . — Map (db m66345) WM
Michigan (Wayne County), Wyandotte — Wyandotte World War II Memorial
In Memoriam Dedicated by the citizens of Wyandotte in grateful memory of those of this community who gave the last full measure of devotion in the cause of freedom Abbate, Vincent G. Amo, Glenn Joseph Assenmacher, Frank G. Barber, William . . . — Map (db m66347) WM

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