On South Cherry Street, on the left when traveling north.
In memory of
Col. Baker Post No. 84,
Grand Army of the Republic,
"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
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
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
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
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
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