Brass Anchor

Brass Anchor (HM20UX)

Location: Pentwater, MI 49449 Oceana County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 46.62', W 86° 25.963'

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1869   S. A. Browne opened a 24' x 80' expansion with groceries to the existing 20' x 50' building

1872   First brick building erected in Pentwater

1874   The "Oceana Times" used this building to produce their newspaper

1880 - 1928   "Pentwater News" was published in this building

1928   E.L. Bates bought the building and it became known as the Pentwater New Block with multiple uses.

1960   Second floor was renovated into apartments

In approximately 1968 the building was The Candle Shop

1980   The building was purchased by Donna & Chick Kolinger

1983   The Brass Anchor opened it's doors after a three year renovation
HM NumberHM20UX
Placed ByPentwater Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 545651 N 4847261
Decimal Degrees43.77700000, -86.43271667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 46.62', W 86° 25.963'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 46' 37.2" N, 86° 25' 57.78" W
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Area Code(s)231
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 508 S Hancock St, Pentwater MI 49449, US
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