Old Wayne Village Hall
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scook
N 42° 16.857 W 083° 23.095
17T E 303352 N 4683724
Quick Description: Old Wayne Village Hall Michigan Historical Site Local Site no. 1347
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 4/15/2006 5:22:13 AM
Waymark Code: WMAFJ
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member "Paws"itraction
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Long Description:
"Since 1878 the Old Wayne Village Hall has served as the center of civic affairs in Wayne. It is one of the few surviving Second Empire style buildings in Wayne County. The first meeting of the village took place on April 20, 1869. In the following years, meetings were held in rented quarter. In 1877, when the village's population had reached 1,400, Wayne officials approved plans for a village hall and jail. James Lewis of Detroit received the building contract in January 1878. On August 19, 1878, the cornerstone was laid. The new village hall, built at a cost of $1,415, was completed on November 19, 1878. and accepted for use on January 7, 1879. In 1916 quarters for the police and fire departments were added. The building became the Wayne Historical Museum in 1969."

Located between Michigan Avenue, west of Wayne Road in Wayne, MI
Description:
Old Wayne Village Hall Since 1878 the Old Wayne Village Hall has served as the center of civic affairs in Wayne. It is one of the few surviving Second Empire style buildings in Wayne County. the first meeting of the village took place on April 20, 1869. In the following years, meetings were held in rented quarters. In 1877, when the village's population had reached 1,400, Wayne officials approved plans for a village hall and jail. James Lewis of Detroit received the building contract in January 1878. On August 19, 1878, the cornerstone was laid. The new village hall, built at a total cost of $1,415, was completed on November 19, 1878, and accepted for use on January 7, 1879,. In 1916 quarters for the police and fire departments were added. The building became the home of the Wayne Historical Museum in 1969.


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Registered Site #: 1347

Historical Date: Not listed

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