Commandant's Quarters
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scook
N 42° 18.389 W 083° 14.639
17T E 315048 N 4686244
Quick Description: Commandant's Quarters Michigan Historical Site Historic Building no. 4 Located on Monroe Street, just north of Michigan Avenue in Dearborn, MI
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 4/15/2006 7:48:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMAJ7
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Dew Crew
Views: 38

Long Description:
"This building was one of eleven built in 1833 for the United States Detroit Arsenal at Dearbornville. A walled compound, a 360 foot square, was erected to store military supplies on the frontier. Constructed of red brick in the Federal style, this arsenal was located on strategic Chicago Road, now Michigan Avenue. The quarters were a center for social and cultural events in Dearborn until they were closed in 1875. The Commandant's Quarters later became a fire station, police station, church, courthouse, school facility, library and meeting hall. The Dearborn Historical Commission acquired the building in 1949 and opened it as the city's Historical Museum on October 14, 1950."
Parking nearby?: no

Registered Site #: 4

Historical Date: Not listed

Historical Name: Not listed

Description: Not listed

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website: Not listed

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