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Grand Rapids in Kent County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Creston World War II Memorial

 
 
Creston World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Ryzy, 2014
1. Creston World War II Memorial Marker
Inscription.  In Memoriam
Erected 1943 in honor of all who sacrificed during World War No. II (Names not transcribed)
 
Erected 1943 by Built by Citizens of Greater Creston.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 42° 59.347′ N, 85° 39.867′ W. Marker is in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in Kent County. Memorial is on Plainfield Ave NE, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1431 Plainfield Ave NE, Grand Rapids MI 49505, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Grand River (approx. 1.4 miles away); Great Flood of 1904 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Final Resting Place of Gerald R. Ford (approx. 1˝ miles away); Grand River Bridges (approx. 1.6 miles away); Gerald R. Ford (approx. 1.6 miles away); Log Jam of 1883 (approx. 1.6 miles away); McCabe-Marlowe House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Central High School (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Rapids.
 
Creston World War II Memorial Marker Text image. Click for full size.
By Michael Ryzy, 2014
2. Creston World War II Memorial Marker Text
Creston World War II Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Ryzy, 2014
3. Creston World War II Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2018, by Michael Ryzy of Palatine, Illinois. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 7, 2018, by Michael Ryzy of Palatine, Illinois. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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