Southwest Michigan Realtor

By Michael Delaware, REALTOR®

Over 850 Historic Landmarks Comprise the District in Marshall, Michigan


Marshall, Michigan boasts one of the largest historic districts in the nation.  Over 850 historic landmarks comprise the district in Marshall, Michigan

Downtown Marshall, Michigan

A cross section of 19th and 20th Century architectural styles, Marshall has some of the best preserved homes in the State of Michigan as well as the nation. 

The downtown shopping district in Marshall is unlike any other in the County.  It has a great deal of the original buildings preserved and in use by store owners and businesses year round.  It is hard to find quality available space in the downtown area, even with Michigan’s struggling economy in recent years. 

The city according to the 2000 U.S. Census has a population of just under 7500 people.

The shopping district of downtown Marshall, Michigan

  The pride of ownership of their historic homes is prevalent in the community.  When the city was established in 1830, he early settlers expected Marshall to become the State capital.  The new city drew dozens of lawyers, doctors, land speculators and business owners for this reason.  The city founders, Sidney and George Ketchum, named the town after Chief Justice of the United States John Marshall from Virginia, as they knew him well and they greatly admired him. 

Today Marshall continues to take care of their over 850 historic landmarks that span all areas of the city.  Tourists from all over the State and U.S. travel to Marshall to admire the architecture annually. 

If you are considering relocating to Calhoun County, you might consider a move to historic Marshall and settle there.  The combined downtown shopping district, good quality schools, parks and friendly community are great magnets for drawing you there. 

If you would like to find out more about property available in Marshall, you can search it on my website at: or contact me directly at 269-441-8182 to arrange for me to email you current listings available in the area.  I look forward to working with you.

Take a carriage ride through historic downtown Marshall, Michigan.

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