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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Crawford County, Michigan

 
Clickable Map of Crawford County, Michigan and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Crawford County, MI (8) Antrim County, MI (9) Kalkaska County, MI (8) Missaukee County, MI (1) Montmorency County, MI (4) Ogemaw County, MI (7) Oscoda County, MI (4) Otsego County, MI (5) Roscommon County, MI (4)  CrawfordCounty(8) Crawford County (8)  AntrimCounty(9) Antrim County (9)  KalkaskaCounty(8) Kalkaska County (8)  MissaukeeCounty(1) Missaukee County (1)  MontmorencyCounty(4) Montmorency County (4)  OgemawCounty(7) Ogemaw County (7)  OscodaCounty(4) Oscoda County (4)  OtsegoCounty(5) Otsego County (5)  RoscommonCounty(4) Roscommon County (4)
Grayling is the county seat for Crawford County
Adjacent to Crawford County, Michigan
      Antrim County (9)  
      Kalkaska County (8)  
      Missaukee County (1)  
      Montmorency County (4)  
      Ogemaw County (7)  
      Oscoda County (4)  
      Otsego County (5)  
      Roscommon County (4)  
 
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1Michigan (Crawford County), Grayling — L757 — Chief Shoppenagon / Shoppenagon's Homesite
Chief Shoppenagon Chief David Shoppenagon was born in Indianfields, a Chippewa Indian Village in the Saginaw River Valley. In 1795 his grandfather, also a Chippewa chief, was among the Indians who met with General Anthony Wayne at Fort . . . Map (db m200599) HM
2Michigan (Crawford County), Grayling — Grayling Depot
December of 1872, Jackson, Lansing & Saginaw Railroad Company had laid track to Crawford and a freight house was built. In those days railroad companies named the Railway Stops, and in this instance the J.L. & S. Decided on Crawford. The present . . . Map (db m125498) HM
3Michigan (Crawford County), Grayling — Major Edward E. HartwickMichigan 1871 • France 1918
Engineer • Soldier Martyr to his country Lieut., 9th Cavalry, USA Spanish American War Major, 20th Engineers, USA World War That his name may be recorded and his virtues remembered, this remnant of the primeval pine forests which he loved is . . . Map (db m169875) WM
4Michigan (Crawford County), Grayling — L2270 — Michelson Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church
In 1882, residents of Grayling built the town's first church for the Methodist Episcopal congregation that had organized in 1879. In 1918, local lumberman Nels Michelson donated funds to erect a large brick church in honor of his late wife, . . . Map (db m95652) HM
5Michigan (Crawford County), Grayling — 144 — Michigan Grayling
Side 1 Although fishermen had been catching this fish in such rivers as the Manistee, Pere Marquette, and Au Sable for some years, its classification as true grayling came only in 1864. The thrill of landing this fish drew sportsmen . . . Map (db m200656) HM
6Michigan (Crawford County), Grayling — S709 — The Return of Kirtland's Warbler
The Kirtland's Warbler was first identified in 1851 from a specimen collected on Dr. Jared Kirtland's Ohio farm. The birds originally depended on fire-created young jack pine forests for summer nesting. Such forests in northern Michigan became their . . . Map (db m182423) HM
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7Michigan (Crawford County), Lovells — The Lone Pine SchoolKellogg School
Built in 1907 by Ed Kellogg and Gustav Ernst. Operated as a school until 1937. Moved from Jackson Hole, seven miles down Lovells Road in July 1991, and renovated.Map (db m182349) HM
8Michigan (Crawford County), Lovells — L2028 — Thomas E. Douglas / The Douglas House
Thomas E. Douglas Born and raised in Canada, Thomas E. Douglas came to Saginaw as an adult to work as a bookkeeper in his uncle's lumber mill. Upon moving to Grayling with his wife, Martha, in 1893, Douglas managed the R. Hanson Lumber . . . Map (db m176147) HM
 
 
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Dec. 6, 2022