Navarre - Anderson Trading Post

Navarre - Anderson Trading Post (HMI5L)

Location: Monroe, MI 48162 Monroe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 56.095', W 83° 27.671'

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[Front side of Marker]

You are approaching the oldest surviving wooden structure in Michigan. Built in 1789, it was moved from its original Monroe site in 1894. In 1969 its history was discovered. We are exceptionally grateful to the following major contributors for the 1971-1991 restoration:

Roger Russeau and Peter Navarre, Gift of Building; Mike Vuich, Sr. and Millie Vuich, Gift of Land; Monroe Auto Equipment Foundation, Gift of Land; Charles S. & Marion F. McIntyre Foundation, Gift of Land; Sam W. Morris Co., Inc., Kitchen Building; Robert J. Boes Bequest, Replica Barn
Mr. & Mrs. Robert Meyer
La-Z-Boy Chair Company Foundation
Dr. Chester Antieau
Mr. & Mrs. Stephen Linsenmeyer
L. E. Hoyt Memorial Fund
Mrs. Earle Little
Herman & Irene Gertz Foundation
Mr. & Mrs. Edwin Shoemaker
Monroe County Community Foundation
Bureau of History, Michigan Department of State
Historic Preservation Fund, U. S. Dept. of Interior
David C. Hoffman, Inc.
John Richwine Construction
Monroe Rotary Club
Monroe County Historical Society
Monroe County Historical Commission


[Reverse side of Marker]

The 1971-1991 restoration project for this site was a joint effort of the Monroe County Historical Commission and the Monroe County Historical Society. The following individuals served on one or both boards or on the Society's Development Committee during the project.

Martha Baker........Rev. William Mertz
Madelyn Berns........Alice Meyer
Hulda Blalko........Jeanne Micka
Lula Blum........Richard Micka
William Capaul........Jeanette Miller
Debbie Carney........Ralph Naveaux
Elizabeth Carter........Arthur Neidermeier
Marian Childs........Grace Newcomer
Carl Cousino........Stanley Niedermeier
Virginia Covington........Jay Overmyer
Mary Daume.......Leona Perelman
James DeVries........Susan Potter
Dennis Donovan........Ruth Price
Henry Durell........Wilma Price
Robert Ensign........Margaret Pyle
Lawrence Frost........Mary Ann Rees
Herman Gertz........William Rupp
Catherine Gibson........Larry See Jr.
Ada Gorno........Richard Sieb
Gertrude Gustafson........Edwin Shoemaker
Robert Gustafson........Margaret Stoeckert
Barbara Harrington........Jeanette Stoner
Dorothy Heinlen........Matthew Switlik
Ruth Kaper........Margaret Thomas
Harvey Keith........Edna Toburen
Jason King........Stuart Todd
Milton Knabusch........Gertrude Urbani
Maxine Lathi........Mike VanGordon
Rev. Lambert LaVoy........Patricia Vincent
William LaVoy........Patricia Vincent
Arthur Lesow........Jody Vollrath
Steve Linsenmeyer........Virnelle Voss
Elsie Little........Dan Vuich, Sr.
Berneice Lohman........Robert Worden
Karl Luft........Mike Yeck
Guy McAran

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HM NumberHMI5L
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Placed ByMonroe County Historical Society
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 10:30pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 295956 N 4645479
Decimal Degrees41.93491667, -83.46118333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 56.095', W 83° 27.671'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 56' 5.70" N, 83° 27' 40.26" W
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Area Code(s)734
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3819-3839 N Custer Rd, Monroe MI 48162, US
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