Grand Haven in Ottawa County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
City of Grand Haven
—Parks & Recreation —
Text on the Front Side of the Marker:
Parks & Recreation
Text on the Back Side of the Marker:
the name of the park was changed
on August 4, 1949 in remembrance
of the Coast Guard cutter lost
in June of 1943 in World War II,
a plaque was placed on the
revetment wall to commemorate
Lieutenant Commander John Kelly,
along with other memorial
Erected by City of Grand Haven.
Location. 43° 3.597′ N, 86° 14.444′ W. Marker is in Grand Haven, Michigan, in Ottawa County. Marker is on South Harbor Drive west of Y Drive, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. This marker is located on the southern edge of Escanaba Park, very near the roadway. Marker is in this post office area: Grand Haven MI 49417, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To The Enlisted Men of the United States Coast Guard (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of the Coast Guard Men and Women (a few steps from this marker); Shipwrecks and the Coast Guard / The Escanaba Escanaba Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival (within shouting distance of this marker); The Boardwalk (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Trunk Depot (approx. half a mile away); Khardomah Lodge / Susan Hill Yerkes (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Grand Haven.
Categories. • Entertainment • War, World II •
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