Michigan Historical Markers

Kalamazoo County

The Michigan Historical Marker Program was established by the legislature and governor in 1955. Since then, more than 1,700 Michigan Historical Markers have been placed all across the state—and in several other states and Europe—making Michigan’s one of the premier marker programs in the nation.

Each marker reflects an important story of a place, an event or a person. It powerfully shows the importance a community places on its heritage and serves as a signpost of historical significance. A marker dedication ceremony is an event of commemoration and even celebration that introduces a lasting resource for tourism, education and community heritage.

Photo Ryan Gage, 2022

A.U.V. Auditorium

111 Portage St. Kalamazoo, MI

Barn Theatre

13319 Augusta Drive (M-96), Augusta, MI

Community Library

8951 Park Street Richland, MI

Congregational United Church of Christ

22 Church Street Galesburg, MI

Cooper Congregational Church

8071 Douglas Avenue Cooper Township, MI

Daniel B. Eldred House

216 E. Maple Street Climax, MI

David S. Walbridge

202 South Kalamazoo Mall Kalamazoo, MI

DeLano Homestead

555 West E Avenue Kalamazoo, MI

East Hall

Oakland Drive Kalamazoo, MI

Edward Israel Arctic Pioneer

Mountain Home Cemetery Kalamazoo, MI

Epaphroditus Ransom

401 S. Burdick Street Kalamazoo, MI

M. Bair Library

120 West Maple Street Vicksburg, MI

First Baptist Church

315 West Michigan Kalamazoo, MI

First United Methodist Church

212 South Park Kalamazoo, MI

First Women’s Club in Michigan

333 South Park Kalamazoo, MI

Harris Family

Eleventh Street and Parkview Road Oshtemo Township, MI

Haymarket Historic District 2

105 East Michigan Avenue Kalamazoo, MI

Haymarket Historic District

266 East Michigan Avenue Kalamazoo, MI

Indian Fields

Kalamazoo Municipal Airport Terminal Kalamazoo, MI

Kalamazoo Celery

Crosstown Parkway and Park Streets Kalamazoo, MI

Kalamazoo College

1200 Academy Kalamazoo, MI

Kalamazoo Gazette

401 South Burdick Kalamazoo, MI

Kalamazoo School Case

Westnedge and West Vine Kalamazoo, MI

Kalamazoo State Hospital

1312 Oakland Drive Kalamazoo, MI

Kindleberger Park

401 South Riverview Drive Parchment, MI

Lincoln at Kalamazoo

Bronson Park Kalamazoo, MI

Michigan State Grange

Water Street and Burdick Kalamazoo, MI

Park Theatre

108 East Clinton Street Augusta, MI

Pioneer Cemetery

South Westnedge at Wheaton Kalamazoo, MI

South Street Historic District

516 West South Street Kalamazoo, MI

Stuart Neighborhood Marker 1-Woodward Elementary School

606 Stuart Avenue Kalamazoo, MI

Stuart Neighborhood

410 Elm Street Kalamazoo, MI

The First Presbyterian Church

8047 Park Street Richland, MI

The Kalamazoo Region

Eastbound I-94 Rest Area Comstock, MI

The Kalamazoo Region

Eastbound I-94 Rest Area Texas Charter Township, MI

The Kalamazoo Region

Rest Area Southbound US-131 Alamo Township, MI

The Peninsula Building

111 Portage Street Kalamazoo, MI

The Stuart House

427 Stuart Avenue Kalamazoo, MI

The Upjohn Company

Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI

Vicker’s Mill

215 West Prairie Street Vicksburg, MI

W.K. Kellogg House

3700 Gull Lake East Drive Ross Township, MI

West Main Hill Historic District

Grand Avenue Kalamazoo, MI

Western Michigan University

West Michigan Avenue Kalamazoo, MI

List compiled by Ryan Gage, Kalamazoo Public Library staff, May 2022. Last updated 11 August 2022.


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