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

Kent County Civil War Monument & Fountain

 
 
Kent County Civil War Monument & Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Smith, June 24, 2016
1. Kent County Civil War Monument & Fountain Marker
Inscription.  
In Honor of the
Soldiers
from
Kent County
1861 - 1865
Erected 1885

 
Erected by Kent County Soldeirs’ Monument Association.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 42° 57.817′ N, 85° 40.067′ W. Marker is in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in Kent County. Memorial is at the intersection of Division Avenue and Monroe Center Street NW, on the left when traveling south on Division Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grand Rapids MI 49503, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roger B. Chaffee (within shouting distance of this marker); Grand Rapids Veterans Memorial and Honor Roll (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First (Park) Congregational Church (about 500 feet away); Paul Steketee & Sons (about 600 feet away); Fountain Street Baptist Church / Fountain Street Church (about 700 feet away); St. Cecilia Music Society (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ladies Literary Club
Kent County Civil War Monument & Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Smith, June 24, 2016
2. Kent County Civil War Monument & Fountain Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); McCabe-Marlowe House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Rapids.
 
Kent County Civil War Monument & Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Smith, June 24, 2016
3. Kent County Civil War Monument & Fountain Marker
Kent County Civil War Monument & Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Smith, June 24, 2016
4. Kent County Civil War Monument & Fountain Marker
Kent County Civil War Monument & Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, July 3, 2021
5. Kent County Civil War Monument & Fountain Marker
Monitor vs Merrimac section-first ever naval ironclad battle on March 9, 1962. President Garfield pictured above
Civil War Monument & Fountain image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, July 3, 2021
6. Civil War Monument & Fountain
Kent County Civil War Monument & Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Smith, June 24, 2016
7. Kent County Civil War Monument & Fountain Marker
Kent County Civil War Monument & Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Smith, June 24, 2016
8. Kent County Civil War Monument & Fountain Marker
Kent County Civil War Monument & Fountain Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.T. Lambrou, July 3, 2021
9. Kent County Civil War Monument & Fountain Marker
Added to the National Register of Historic Places July 14, 2004
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2016, by Mark Smith of Grand Rapids, Michigan. This page has been viewed 459 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 28, 2016, by Mark Smith of Grand Rapids, Michigan.   5. submitted on July 5, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.   6. submitted on July 6, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.   7, 8. submitted on June 28, 2016, by Mark Smith of Grand Rapids, Michigan.   9. submitted on July 5, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Feb. 8, 2023