Monroe, Michigan

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Monroe is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan located on the western shore of Lake Erie.wikipedia
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Monroe County, Michigan

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It is the county seat and largest city of Monroe County.
The largest city and county seat is Monroe.

Metro Detroit

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Monroe is officially part of the Detroit-Ann Arbor-Flint combined statistical area, and the city is sometimes unofficially included as a northerly extension of the Toledo Metropolitan Area.
The nine county area designated by the OMB as the Detroit–Warren–Ann Arbor Combined Statistical Area (CSA) includes the Detroit–Warren–Dearborn MSA and the three additional counties of Genesee, Monroe, and Washtenaw (which include the metropolitan areas of Flint, Monroe, and Ann Arbor, respectively).

Frenchtown Charter Township, Michigan

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In 1817, portions of the Frenchtown settlement along the River Raisin were platted and renamed Monroe after then-president James Monroe.
The township is bordered on the south by the city of Monroe.

Custer Airport

Several structures are named after Custer, including Custer Airport.
Custer Airport, sometimes referred to as Monroe Custer Airport, is a city-owned public airport located in the city of Monroe in Monroe County, Michigan.

Monroe Charter Township, Michigan

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The city is bordered on the south by Monroe Charter Township, but both are politically independent.
The City of Monroe is adjacent to the township.

La-Z-Boy

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In 1928, La-Z-Boy was founded in Monroe; this continues to be the company's world headquarters.
La-Z-Boy Inc. (pronounced "lazy boy") is an American furniture manufacturer based in Monroe, Michigan, USA, that makes home furniture, including upholstered recliners, sofas, stationary chairs, lift chairs and sleeper sofas.

George Armstrong Custer

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Monroe is known as the childhood residence of George Armstrong Custer and other members of his family, including his brother Boston Custer and wife Elizabeth Bacon.
In order to attend school, Custer lived with an older half-sister and her husband in Monroe, Michigan.

River Raisin National Battlefield Park

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Today, the site of the battle is preserved as the River Raisin National Battlefield Park, authorized in 2009.
The park is located in the city of Monroe in Monroe County, Michigan.

River Raisin

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In 1817, portions of the Frenchtown settlement along the River Raisin were platted and renamed Monroe after then-president James Monroe.
Now part of Monroe, Michigan, this area is still the most populous area along the river.

Elizabeth Bacon Custer

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Monroe is known as the childhood residence of George Armstrong Custer and other members of his family, including his brother Boston Custer and wife Elizabeth Bacon.
Elizabeth "Libbie" Bacon was born in Monroe, Michigan, in 1842, the daughter of a wealthy and influential judge, Daniel Bacon (b.

George Armstrong Custer Equestrian Monument

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In 1910, President William Howard Taft and the widow Elizabeth Bacon Custer unveiled an equestrian statue of Custer, which now stands at the corner of Elm Avenue and Monroe Street.
The George Armstrong Custer Equestrian Monument, also known as Sighting the Enemy, is an equestrian statue of General George Armstrong Custer located in Monroe, Michigan.

Boston Custer

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Monroe is known as the childhood residence of George Armstrong Custer and other members of his family, including his brother Boston Custer and wife Elizabeth Bacon.
In 1863, the family left Ohio and moved to Monroe, Michigan.

Monroe Power Plant

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In 1974, the Monroe Power Plant opened.
The Monroe Power Plant is a coal-fired power plant located in Monroe, Michigan, on the western shore of Lake Erie.

U.S. Route 24 in Michigan

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This new facility is roughly 1/2 a mile east of the original location on Telegraph Road; the iconic building still stands and is being prepped for potential redevelopment.
The southern sections in the Downriver area south to Monroe parallel telegraph lines from the mid-19th century.

M-125 (Michigan highway)

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In 1910, President William Howard Taft and the widow Elizabeth Bacon Custer unveiled an equestrian statue of Custer, which now stands at the corner of Elm Avenue and Monroe Street.
The highway is entirely within Monroe County with the southern terminus on the Ohio state border near Toledo and a northern terminus at US Highway 24 (US 24) in Frenchtown Township, 5 mi north of Monroe.

St. Mary Catholic Central High School

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The largest of the parochial schools is St. Mary Catholic Central High School, which enrolls more than 400 students annually.
St. Mary Catholic Central High School, known colloquially as SMCC, is a Catholic, co-educational, parochial, secondary school located at 108 West Elm Avenue in Monroe, Michigan.

Sterling State Park

The Port of Monroe is the only Michigan port on Lake Erie, and Sterling State Park is the only of Michigan's 98 state parks located on or near Lake Erie.
William C. Sterling State Park is a state park located in Frenchtown Charter Township and a smaller portion in the city limits of Monroe, Michigan.

Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary

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Marygrove College, sponsored by the local Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM), was founded in Monroe in 1905 as a Catholic, liberal arts college.
The original community of the institute is headquartered in Monroe, Michigan.

Monroe County Community College

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Monroe County Community College was founded in 1964 just west of Monroe.
Monroe County Community College (MCCC) is a public community college in Temperance, Michigan, just west of the city of Monroe, and Monroe Charter Township.

Marygrove College

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Marygrove College, sponsored by the local Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM), was founded in Monroe in 1905 as a Catholic, liberal arts college.
The college grew out of a postgraduate tutorial offered to one young woman graduate of St. Mary's Academy in Monroe, Michigan, in 1899.

Monroe Public Schools (Michigan)

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The city of Monroe is served by one public school district, Monroe Public Schools (MPS), which enrolls approximately 6,700 students.
Monroe Public Schools is a public school district in Monroe, Michigan, United States.

Hall of the Divine Child

The IHM also operated a boarding school, the Hall of the Divine Child, in Monroe from 1918–1980.
The Hall of the Divine Child was a kindergarten through eighth grade boarding school in Monroe, Michigan.

Jackson, Michigan

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Returning to Ann Arbor and Monroe, Blackman registered his claim for 160 acre at two dollars an acre.

Battle of Frenchtown

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The Monroe area was the scene of several military conflicts during the War of 1812 with the United Kingdom and is best remembered for the Battle of Frenchtown.
It was fought between the United States and a British and Native American alliance near the River Raisin in Frenchtown, (present-day Monroe, Michigan).

Monroe Bank & Trust

Monroe Bank & Trust was a bank headquartered in Monroe, Michigan, a subsidiary of MBT Financial Corp., a bank holding company.