Crocker House

Crocker House (HM1LY8)

Location: Mount Clemens, MI 48043 Macomb County
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N 42° 35.933', W 82° 52.922'

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The first mayor of Mount Clemens, Josua Dickinson, built this Italianate house in 1869. His daughter Katherine (1849-1882), the great-granddaughter of city founder Christian Clemens, and his son-in-law, George M. Crocker (1848-1918), moved into it after their marriage in 1870. Crocker, a former prosecuting attorney and justice of the peace, became mayor upon Dickinson's death. The Crocker family owned the house until 1921. Originally located on the corner of Walnut and Market streets, the house was moved to New Street in 1908 to make room for a new post office. Slated for removal or demolition in 1975, it was rescued by the Macomb County Historical Society, which moved it to Union Street in 1976 for use a a local history museum.
HM NumberHM1LY8
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
Marker NumberL181
Year Placed1988
Placed ByBureau of History, Michigan Department of State
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 19th, 2015 at 2:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 345602 N 4717989
Decimal Degrees42.59888333, -82.88203333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 35.933', W 82° 52.922'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 35' 55.98" N, 82° 52' 55.32" W
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Area Code(s)586
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15 Union St, Mount Clemens MI 48043, US
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