“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Kalkaska County, MI (8) Antrim County, MI (9) Crawford County, MI (17) Grand Traverse County, MI (32) Missaukee County, MI (1) Otsego County, MI (17) Roscommon County, MI (14) Wexford County, MI (11)  KalkaskaCounty(8) Kalkaska County (8)  AntrimCounty(9) Antrim County (9)  CrawfordCounty(17) Crawford County (17)  GrandTraverseCounty(32) Grand Traverse County (32)  MissaukeeCounty(1) Missaukee County (1)  OtsegoCounty(17) Otsego County (17)  RoscommonCounty(14) Roscommon County (14)  WexfordCounty(11) Wexford County (11)
Kalkaska is the county seat for Kalkaska County
Adjacent to Kalkaska County, Michigan
      Antrim County (9)  
      Crawford County (17)  
      Grand Traverse County (32)  
      Missaukee County (1)  
      Otsego County (17)  
      Roscommon County (14)  
      Wexford County (11)  
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1Michigan, Kalkaska County, Kalkaska — Col. Baker Post No. 84 Memorial
On South Cherry Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
On Sigma Road Southeast at Wagonschutz Road, on the left when traveling north on Sigma Road Southeast.
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
On South Cedar Street north of Elm Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
On South Cedar Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
On Valley Road Northwest, on the right when traveling north.
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
On Valley Road Northwest, on the right when traveling north.
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
On Valley Road Northwest, on the right when traveling north.
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
On Sharon Road SW east of Highway 66, on the right when traveling east.
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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Feb. 6, 2023