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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • War, World II.
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. This marker is located on the southern edge of Escanaba Park, very near the roadway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grand Haven MI 49417, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distanceTo 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 (a few steps from this marker); Escanaba Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Coast Guard Cutters on the Great Lakes (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); Hopley Yeaton (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Haven.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 23, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.