Drake House

Drake House (HM20I5)

Location: Breckenridge, MI 48615 Gratiot County
Buy Michigan State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 43° 24.472', W 84° 28.5'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
This house was built in 1907 for Wilkie and Rhoda Waggoner Drake. Upon graduating from medical school in 1902, Wilkie Drake (1875-1963) practiced near Detroit and then came to Breckenridge to begin a career that lasted nearly sixty years. After the doctor's death in 1963 the house passed to the Drake's daughter, naturalist and author (Mary) Margaret Drake Elliott (1904-1999) of Muskegon. Upon her death, Elliott bequeathed the house and its contents fo the Breckenridge/Wheeler Area Historical Society.
HM NumberHM20I5
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
Year Placed2009
Placed ByMichigan Historical Commission — Michigan Historical Center
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 7th, 2017 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 704445 N 4809206
Decimal Degrees43.40786667, -84.47500000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 24.472', W 84° 28.5'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 24' 28.32" N, 84° 28' 30" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)989
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 324 E Saginaw St, Breckenridge MI 48615, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. Does the marker have a number?
  7. This marker needs at least one picture.
  8. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  9. Is the marker in the median?