George W. Lee House

George W. Lee House (HM21A1)

Location: Howell, MI 48843 Livingston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 36.296', W 83° 55.952'

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This c. 1846 Greek Revival house, among Howell's oldest, was home to prominent citizen George W. Lee (1812-1882). Lee moved from New York State to Michigan in 1836. A bussinessman and public servant, Lee helped establish the Republican Party in 1854 and started the county's first newspaper, the Livingston Republican, in 1855. We was appointed quartermaster for Michigan during the Civil War, and later served as Indian Agent for the State.
HM NumberHM21A1
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
Year Placed2008
Placed ByMichigan Historical Commission - Michigan Historical Center
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, August 31st, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 259439 N 4721114
Decimal Degrees42.60493333, -83.93253333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 36.296', W 83° 55.952'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 36' 17.76" N, 83° 55' 57.12" W
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Area Code(s)517, 586, 989, 248, 734,
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 404 S Walnut St, Howell MI 48843, US
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