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Wenona Directory 1874

Subject Note: The village of Wenona began as a "company town" of the Sage and McGraw Sawmill that was located along the river just south of Midland street. Prior the sawmill opening in 1865 this area still wilderness land owned by the Birney family. North of Wenona was the village of Banks and to the south was the Salzburg settlement.

STREETS IN WENONA
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Alp
Ann
Au Sable
Blend
Catharine
Carrie
Centre
Chilson ave.
Clara
Corbin
Cornelia
Crapo
Dean
De Witt
Dunbar
Elizabeth
Erie
Elm
Faxon
Florence
Franklin
Fulton

Hamilton
Henry
Henry
Hill
Huron
indiana
Jane
Jenny
John
Johnson
Kiesel
King
Kingsbury
Linn
Litchfield
Lynn
Madison
Maple
May
Mercer
Michigan
Midland
Moore

Mountain
North
Oak
Ohio
Park ave.
Park Place
Paul
Pine
Raymond ave.
River
Sauble State road
Scott
Section Line road
South
State
Superior
Thomas
Union
Walnut
Washington ave.
Water
Williams

SCHOOLS IN WENONA.
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The demand for school privileges have been met by the Board, who have a fine brick school building between John and Jane, State and Centre streets; Geo. R. Whitmore, principal; Miss Julia Covey, second assistant; Mrs. Thomas, intermediate department; A primary, Miss Carrie Ostrander; B primary department, Miss Lizzie Lowry; C primary, Mrs. Burt.

CHURCHES.
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The M.E. Church, west side Center, between Moore and Elizabeth, Rev. William Q. Burnett, pastor.

The Presbyterian Church, west side Catharine, bet Jane and John streets, Rev. Lucius W. Chapman, pastor.

The Roman Catholic Church, Kawkakawlin road, near section line, is now in course of completion.

MASONIC.
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WENONA LODGE F. AND A.M. No. 256 --- Hall Babo Block, corner Linn and Midland streets. Regular communication first Tuesday evening on or before full moon, in each month; specials intervening. Officers --- I.E. Randall, W.M.; E.S. VanLiew, S.W.;E.T. Carrington, J.W.; N. Clark, Secretary; M.W. Brock, Treasurer; John Stewart, S.D.; Reuben Eligh, J.D.; John Pourtois, Tyler. Election December in each year.


Source:
  • Saginaw Valley Directory 1874, Bay County Historical Society Museum, Bay City, MI.
  • Relate Pages

    Related Pages:
    Bio. H.W. Sage (Sawmill)
    Names Referenced
    Brock, M.W.
    Burt, Mrs.
    Carrington, E.T.
    Chapman, Lucius W. (Rev.)
    Clark, N.
    Covey, Julia Miss
    Eligh, Reuben
    Lowry, Lizzie Miss
    Ostrander, Carrie Miss
    Pourtois, John
    Randall, I.E.
    Stewart, John
    Thomas, Mrs.
    VanLiew, E.S.
    Whitmore, Geo. R.
    Names Referenced
    Babo block, hall
    Presbyterian Church
    Roman Catholic Church
    Schools
    Wenona Lodge F. & A.M #256

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