Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Charlevoix in Charlevoix County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Big Rock Point Nuclear Power Plant Flag Pole

 
 
Big Rock Point Nuclear Power Plant Flag Pole Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 26, 2016
1. Big Rock Point Nuclear Power Plant Flag Pole Marker
Inscription.  This flagpole once stood at the site of Consumers Energy's Big Rock Point Nuclear Plant, about 4.5 miles northwest of Charlevoix off of U.S. 31. The plant set several industry records throughout its operating life from 1962 to 1997 and was named a Nuclear Historic Landmark for its contributions to the nuclear and medical communities. The site was decommissioned and its 435 acres have been returned to a natural state, free for unrestricted use.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkIndustry & CommerceScience & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1962.
 
Location. 45° 19.113′ N, 85° 15.89′ W. Marker is in Charlevoix, Michigan, in Charlevoix County. Marker is on Palmer Circle, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Michigan Beach Park, 95 Grant Street, Charlevoix MI 49720, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of "Pine River" (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Congregational Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Harsha House Museum (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wharfside Building and Park Acquisition
Big Rock Point Nuclear Power Plant Flag Pole and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 26, 2016
2. Big Rock Point Nuclear Power Plant Flag Pole and Marker
Click or scan to see
this page online
(approx. 0.4 miles away); USS Escolar (SS 294) Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Benjamin S. Gill, EMC USN (approx. 0.4 miles away); Still On Patrol (approx. 0.4 miles away); Odmark Band Pavilion (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlevoix.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Big Rock Point Nuclear Power Plant History. (Submitted on September 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Share This Page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=98098

Paid Advertisement
Jun. 16, 2021