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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Kalkaska County, Michigan

 
Clickable Map of Kalkaska 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 Kalkaska County, MI (8) Antrim County, MI (9) Crawford County, MI (8) Grand Traverse County, MI (27) Missaukee County, MI (1) Otsego County, MI (5) Roscommon County, MI (4) Wexford County, MI (11)  KalkaskaCounty(8) Kalkaska County (8)  AntrimCounty(9) Antrim County (9)  CrawfordCounty(8) Crawford County (8)  GrandTraverseCounty(27) Grand Traverse County (27)  MissaukeeCounty(1) Missaukee County (1)  OtsegoCounty(5) Otsego County (5)  RoscommonCounty(4) Roscommon County (4)  WexfordCounty(11) Wexford County (11)
Kalkaska is the county seat for Kalkaska County
Adjacent to Kalkaska County, Michigan
      Antrim County (9)  
      Crawford County (8)  
      Grand Traverse County (27)  
      Missaukee County (1)  
      Otsego County (5)  
      Roscommon County (4)  
      Wexford County (11)  
 
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1Michigan (Kalkaska County), Kalkaska — Col. Baker Post No. 84 Memorial
In memory of Col. Baker Post No. 84, Grand Army of the Republic, Organized 1882. "Their names may be forgotten, but their deeds on land and sea are recorded in the annals of their grateful country." Erected in 1929 by Col. Baker . . . Map (db m190622) WM
2Michigan (Kalkaska County), Kalkaska — L288 — Excelsior Town Hall
Twenty-five years after the township's organization in 1875, Excelsior's citizens decided to build a town hall. In 1901 they purchased this site from Edwin Wagenschutz for $100, and with plans costing only $7, erected this structure for $1085. . . . Map (db m190642) HM
3Michigan (Kalkaska County), Kalkaska — 12 — Kalkaska CountyHemingway's Michigan
It was the summer of 1916. School was out, and Ernest Hemingway and a friend were on their way to the northern woods of Michigan to camp and fish. A steamer brought them to Frankfort, and from there they hiked to Bear Creek. After having luck there, . . . Map (db m190617) HM
4Michigan (Kalkaska County), Kalkaska — Kalkaska County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to those of Kalkaska County who made the supreme sacrifice World War I Elihu F. Ball • Glen E. Beaber • Edward W. Blackmore • Felice J. Brunett • James A. Burwell • Arthur Cunningham • Roy E. Long • Floyd Muchler . . . Map (db m190619) WM
5Michigan (Kalkaska County), Rapid City — A Memorial To William Copeland
First settler of Kalkaska County, Clearwater Twp. Section 31. Fall of 1855 Presented by the Kalkaska County Pioneer Association Aug. 15, 1951Map (db m190645) HM
6Michigan (Kalkaska County), Rapid City — Narrow Gauge Rails and Wheels
Actual narrow gauge rails and wheels used for construction of Rugg Dam 1904Map (db m190649) HM
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7Michigan (Kalkaska County), Rapid City — L1158 — Rugg Pond Dam
In 1904, Ambrose E. Palmer founded the Kalkaska Light and Power Company and built a dam and power plant at Rugg Pond where the two branches of the Rapid River meet. Palmer reportedly commissioned farmers to bring wagonloads of stone to . . . Map (db m190646) HM
8Michigan (Kalkaska County), South Boardman — Veterans Memorial Park
Dedicated to honor those veterans from Garfield Township who have given their lives to preserve world peace and protect our great American heritage of freedom. Dedicated Memorial Day, 1985 Charles C. Anthony USAF 1944 • Fredrick L. Thatcher . . . Map (db m190605) WM
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2022