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Franklin in Oakland County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Robert E. Cornillie's Vision

 
 
Robert E. Cornillie's Vision Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, October 15, 2016
1. Robert E. Cornillie's Vision Marker
Inscription. In 1962, Robert E. Cornillie had a vision to transform this 6 acres into what is now known as the Franklin Community Association Grounds. Through his hard work and dedication to the Village this park was created to be enjoyed by Village residents and their guests.

Mr. Cornillie served as Franklin Community Association President in 1967 and as Village Council Trustee in 1963-64. With his wife Patricia, he raised two sets of twin boys, Rob, Ron, Jim, and John.

The Franklin Community Association and Franklin Baseball League acknowledges Mr. Cornillie's efforts with much appreciation.
 
Erected by Franklin Community Association.
 
Location. 42° 31.519′ N, 83° 18.429′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Michigan, in Oakland County. Marker is at the intersection of Carol Avenue and Normandy Road, on the left on Carol Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin MI 48025, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kreger Farm Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Community Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Village (about 300 feet
Robert E. Cornillie's Vision Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, October 15, 2016
2. Robert E. Cornillie's Vision Marker
away, measured in a direct line); Franklin Village School (about 800 feet away); Franklin Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Van Every Gristmill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lawrence Institute of Technology (approx. 4.6 miles away); City Hall (approx. 4.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page was last revised on October 15, 2016.
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