Michigan Retail Hardware Association

Michigan Retail Hardware Association (HM1YSC)

Location: Lansing, MI 48910 Ingham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 41.33', W 84° 32.312'

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Side 1With the philosophy, "in union there is strength", twenty Michigan hardware retailers convened in Detroit on July 9, 1895, and organized the Michigan Retail Hardware Association. Frank S. Carlton of Calumet was elected the first president. The group worked toward the enactment of state and national legislation on behalf of the retail, wholesale and manufacturing trades. The first success was the passage in 1897 of a state mechanics lien law.Side 2Hardware retailers in attendance at the association's organizational meeting in 1895 were: R. B. Bloodgood, C. F. Bock, L. B. Brockett, F. S. Carlton, Thomas Harvey, George W. Hubbard, T. Frank Ireland, H. C. Minnie, J. H. Moyes, John Popp, J. B. Sperry, N. B. Wattles, Henry C. Weber, S. L. Boyce & Son, Casper Gnau & Company, Edwards & Chamberlin, Foster, Stevens Company, John W. Jochim Company, McDonnell Hardware and Scott Brothers & Delisle.
Year Placed1991
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Date Added Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 701644 N 4729198
Decimal Degrees42.68883333, -84.53853333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 41.33', W 84° 32.312'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 41' 19.8" N, 84° 32' 18.72" W
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Area Code(s)517
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4414 S Pennsylvania Ave, Lansing MI 48910, US
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