Find Houses for Rent in Marshall, MI
Marshall is a city in Calhoun County, and is 20 minutes from Battle Creek. Homes for rent in the area provide families with a chance to get to know this part of Midwestern Michigan. Check out the U.S. Postal Museum, which is teaches visitors of the U.S. Postal Service. Test your fears by going on a spooky carriage ride at Marshall Carriage Co and Ghost Tours, or try out pumpkin picking at the Bosserd Family Farm.
Facts for Renters
- Marshall is known for its several historic homes, including the Honolulu House, which is available for tours for visitors. See beautiful artwork and unique, antique furnishings in the home. If you want to visit other historical houses in the area, go on the Historic Homes Tour. It's known for its 19th century small-town architecture and is part of the National Historic Landmark District, which includes more than 850 establishments.
- When Marshall was established in 1830, many of the townspeople wanted it to become the capital. However, it competed against Lansing and lost.
- Marshall was named after Chief Justice John Marshall of Virginia.
- Marshall was a stop on the Underground Railroad and was known for its strong position against slavery. Many of the citizens helped smuggle escaped slaves across the border to Canada.
- Two Marshall townspeople helped change the Michigan school system forever. The new legislation was even placed in the state constitution.
Resources for Renters
- Get to know the history of this interesting city better by visiting the Marshall website.
- Find out about a few upcoming events by picking up a copy of the Battle Creek Enquirer.
- Learn more about the Michigan school system by going to the Marshall Public Schools website.