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Douglas in Allegan County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

New Singapore

 
 
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By TeamOHE, June 14, 2019
1. New Singapore Marker
Inscription.  Just north of here, where the river enters Lake nMichigan (the "n" is silent), the once proud island nation of Singapore washed ashore in the same storm that took the Edmund Fitzgerald, which may explain the unusual devotion of Singapore's military to taconite (think of the uniforms of the elite unit known as the Geralcnes). Despite daunting waves, rescuers using reyaksu (a type of water mole tunnel) reached virtually all the trapped citizens, bringing them safely here to the sheltered shores of Lake Kalamazoo in vessels similar to the Keewatin. Though the grounded isle soon merged with the coastal sands, the survivors were embraced: they had arrived during the so-called Warring States era of West nMichigan history and offered the locals of Aywatin gwome an economic and military edge. Later, of course, the Geraldines would be infamously ruthless as wandering mercenaries, but never took up arms against any ally of the New Singapore.
 
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Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters.
 
Location.
New Singapore Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, June 14, 2019
2. New Singapore Marker
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42° 38.861′ N, 86° 12.213′ W. Marker is in Douglas, Michigan, in Allegan County. Marker is on Hamilton Street west of North Union Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Douglas MI 49406, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mt. Baldhead (approx. ¼ mile away); Dr. Asa Goodrich House (approx. ¼ mile away); The Old School House (approx. ¼ mile away); Welcome to Historic Douglas (approx. ¼ mile away); Douglas Union School (approx. ¼ mile away); Dutcher Lodge No. 193 / Douglas (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sarah M. Kirby House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Singapore, Michigan (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Douglas.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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