Fenton House

Fenton House (HM1SAO)

Location: Fenton, MI 48430 Genesee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 47.922', W 83° 42.288'

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Constructed soon after the Detroit and Milwaukee Railroad reached town in 1855, this hotel has been a favorite resting and dining spot for over a century. It was said in 1883 that the guests were "entertained in a style unsurpassed in many large cities." The interior decor of the hotel is much as it was at the turn of the century. However, the exterior was altered by the destruction of the front porch in 1904 by a team of runaway horses. The Fenton House is one of the oldest hotels in continuous operation in Michigan.
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
Marker NumberL164
Year Placed1971
Placed ByMichigan Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, May 22nd, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 278811 N 4742009
Decimal Degrees42.79870000, -83.70480000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 47.922', W 83° 42.288'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 47' 55.32" N, 83° 42' 17.28" W
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Area Code(s)810, 517, 248
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 302 N Leroy St, Fenton MI 48430, US
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