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Okemos Village Historical Marker

Corner Okemos Road and Hamilton Road, Okemos, MI 48864
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Love knowing our history

I'm a long-time "Okemite" and I confess I've stopped and read this numerous times to remember the... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Lev R
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Okemos, Michigan
It's a historical marker

This is certainly not a major tourist attraction. There is a short history of Okemos including the... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2016
TVRGuy
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East Lansing, MI
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21 Dec 2017
“Love knowing our history”
19 Feb 2016
“It's a historical marker”
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Corner Okemos Road and Hamilton Road, Okemos, MI 48864
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

I'm a long-time "Okemite" and I confess I've stopped and read this numerous times to remember the various names and just get briefly in touch with the past. There's very little else locally that can transport you to the 19th century.

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Reviewed 20 February 2016

This is certainly not a major tourist attraction. There is a short history of Okemos including the origin of the name. Interesting local history.

Thank TVRGuy
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Reviewed 8 June 2015

This marker gives you the background on how the town got it's name. It was named for a Native American chief, Okemos, who lived in the vicinity. The local high school team is aptly named the Chieftains (although the depiction of him didn't look at...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2013

A very interesting historical marker. One side gives a history of Okemos. The other side is a history of Chief Okemos for whom the town was named. Be sure to read both sides. Located on Okemos Road near the SE corner of Okemos Road and...More

1  Thank Chipperhigh2
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