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First American Flag (HMH8S)

Location: Monroe, MI 48162 Monroe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 55.114', W 83° 23.806'

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First American Flag
Raised on Michigan soil
In Frenchtown
By Capt., Porter 1796.
Site of River Raisin
Block house occupied
By American troops.
Burned by the British
Capt., Elliott under order
Of Col. Proctor. Aug. 1812.
HM NumberHMH8S
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1937
Placed ByNancy de Graff Toll Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and the Patriotic Organizations of Monroe
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 4:47am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 301246 N 4643512
Decimal Degrees41.91856667, -83.39676667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 55.114', W 83° 23.806'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 55' 6.84" N, 83° 23' 48.36" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)734
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-84 W Elm Ave, Monroe MI 48162, US
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