1910 : President Taft Visits Jackson To Dedicate Monument

June 4, 2018 all-day

On June 4, 1910 President William Howard Taft visited Jackson to help dedicate a monument celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Republican Party.

Sources :

Tom George, “Leading the Way : Michigan and the Birth of the Republican Party”, Michigan History, September/October 2004.

Zlati Meyer, “President Taft dedicates boulder to mark where Republican Party was founded”, Detroit Free Press, June 1, 2014.

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