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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.

 
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.
 
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 (approx. 0.4 miles away); USS Escolar (SS 294) Memorial
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
(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 . . .
1. Big Rock Point Nuclear Power Plant History. (Submitted on September 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Big Rock Point: The Journey's End. (Submitted on September 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesScience & Medicine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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