Red Run

Red Run (HM203U)

Location: Warren, MI 48093 Macomb County
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N 42° 31.519', W 83° 1.725'

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Only 10 miles from French Fort Detroit (1701), it took 100 years before settlers reached Warren. The Red Run, a branch of the Clinton River was the means that the fur traders and early pioneers followed by canoe.

The Red Run provided the pathway that the Moravian Trail followed to reach the interior to settle and homestead. This 231/2 mile wagon road built in 1785 by the Moravian missionaries and local Indians.

At the time, this territory was nothing but a marsh and the Red Run and other similar waterways provided the drain outlets to dry the land and open the area for forestry and farming.
HM NumberHM203U
Year Placed2015
Placed ByWarren Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 25th, 2017 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 333369 N 4710098
Decimal Degrees42.52531667, -83.02875000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 31.519', W 83° 1.725'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 31' 31.14" N, 83° 1' 43.5" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)586
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 31492-31532 M-53, Warren MI 48093, US
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