The First House in Owosso

The First House in Owosso (HM28WQ)

Location: Owosso, MI 48867 Shiawassee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 59.845', W 84° 10.46'

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This boulder marks the site of the first house in Owosso. Built by John D. Overton and David VanWormer. 1835

Mrs. Mary E. Overton Shout, of Corunna, was a baby, living here then. Her brother Nathaniel B. Overton, son of John D. and Mary Ann Overton was born here September 13, 1837 and was the first white child born in Owosso. He enlisted in the Civil War at Corunna, in the 16th Michigan Volunteer Infantry, and died at Gaines Hill, Virginia, June 27, 1862.
HM NumberHM28WQ
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1921
Placed ByShiawassee Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, June 29th, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 730331 N 4764402
Decimal Degrees42.99741667, -84.17433333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 59.845', W 84° 10.46'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 59' 50.7" N, 84° 10' 27.6" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)517, 989
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 323 W Main St, Owosso MI 48867, US
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