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Tecumseh, MI

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About Tecumseh

A charming bedroom community in Lenawee County, Tecumseh is located where M-50 crosses the River Raisin, east of M-52. The first settlers arrived in 1822, and two years later Musgrove Evans and General Joseph W. Brown founded the village of Tecumseh. It served as the county seat until 1838, when the seat was transferred to Adrian. The city was named after Tecumseh, a powerful leader of the Shawnee people who fought during the War of 1812.

Although Tecumseh is surrounded on three sides by the township of the same name, it is politically independent.

With a vibrant downtown area, Tecumseh offers multiple annual cultural events starting with the Tecumseh Ice Sculpting Festival in January. The Southern Michigan Railroad Society, a functioning railroad museum runs through Tecumseh and brings tourists to the area. The M-50 corridor supports this tourism with cafes, fine dining, antique dealers, and more. Another tourist attraction to the area is the site of the Dynamic Kernels Tithing Project, a world famous event where a local miller named Perry Hayden planted wheat, donated 10 percent to the church, replanted the remainder, and repeated for six years. In 2008, Riverbend Friends Church started the project again in the hopes of inspiring people in the manner that Hayden did.

The Tecumseh Public Schools district consists of Tecumseh High School, a traditional high school, Tecumseh Alternative High School, Tecumseh Middle School, and four elementary schools. In 2009, Tecumseh was ranked 93rd on a list of the 100 “Best Small Towns to Live In” by CNN Money.

Looking for homes for sale in Tecumseh? Our Tecumseh real estate office is knowledgeable about the area, and ready to help.

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Homes for sale in Tecumseh, MI

Photo for 1071 Preservation Dr
New Listing $329,900
3
beds
2
full baths
1
partial bath
1,900
sq.ft.
Listed by:Kay Prong
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 31397789
Photo for 102 W Pottawatamie
New Listing $159,900
4
beds
1
bath
1,590
sq.ft.
Listed by:April Gunder
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 31397720
Photo for 604 Outer
Open Oct 20 $162,900
3
beds
1
bath
1,312
sq.ft.
Listed by:Alison Prielipp
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 31395204
Photo for 505 S Occidental
$139,900
3
beds
1
bath
2,108
sq.ft.
Listed by:Patrick Hoffman
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 31394830
Photo for 311 S Maiden
$119,000
2
beds
1
bath
992
sq.ft.
Listed by:Barb Schrader
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 31394595
Photo for 716 Pierce Ct.
Open Oct 20 $245,000
4
beds
2
full baths
1
partial bath
2,358
sq.ft.
Listed by:Jenn Kerstetter
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services
MLS # 31393710