George Vandeventer House

George Vandeventer House (HM28GT)

Location: Rochester, MI 48307 Oakland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 40.764', W 83° 8.243'

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New York native George Vandeventer, who came to Avon Township as a child in 1834, became a successful businessman and civic leader in Rochester. When their home burned in 1875, George and his wife, Julia, built this Italianate-inspired house. The fire persuaded George, who served three terms as village president, to lead the campaign to establish the fire department, which was formed in 1882.
HM NumberHM28GT
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
Year Placed1999
Placed ByMichigan Historical Center, Michigan Department of State
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 324879 N 4727428
Decimal Degrees42.67940000, -83.13738333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 40.764', W 83° 8.243'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 40' 45.84" N, 83° 8' 14.58" W
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Area Code(s)248, 586
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400 W 3rd St, Rochester MI 48307, US
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