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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Cassopolis, Michigan

 
Clickable Map of Cass 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 Cass County, MI (35) Berrien County, MI (77) Kalamazoo County, MI (78) St. Joseph County, MI (36) Van Buren County, MI (65) Elkhart County, IN (77) St. Joseph County, IN (64)  CassCounty(35) Cass County (35)  BerrienCounty(77) Berrien County (77)  KalamazooCounty(78) Kalamazoo County (78)  St.JosephCounty(36) St. Joseph County (36)  VanBurenCounty(65) Van Buren County (65)  ElkhartCountyIndiana(77) Elkhart County (77)  St.JosephCounty(64) St. Joseph County (64)
Cassopolis is the county seat for Cass County
Cassopolis is in Cass County
      Cass County (35)  
ADJACENT TO CASS COUNTY
      Berrien County (77)  
      Kalamazoo County (78)  
      St. Joseph County (36)  
      Van Buren County (65)  
      Elkhart County, Indiana (77)  
      St. Joseph County, Indiana (64)  
 
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1Michigan (Cass County), Cassopolis — Captain Iven C. Kincheloe Memorial
(Marker 1) Captain Kincheloe Born July 2, 1928, was a Korean War fighter ace who flew the rocket-powered Bell X-2 to a world record altitude of 126,200 feet on September 7, 1956. He died July 26, 1958, in the service of his country . . . Map (db m75414) HM
2Michigan (Cass County), Cassopolis — L487 — Cass County Courthouse
Completed in 1899, this wooden frame building with limestone veneer is the third courthouse to serve Cass County. The Territorial Government of Michigan established the county in 1829 and named it after then Governor Lewis Cass. Two years later . . . Map (db m64729) HM
3Michigan (Cass County), Cassopolis — Cass County Veterans Memorial
(Panel 1) “Who More Than Self Their Country Loved” 1946 (Panel 2) Korean Conflict 1950 to 1955 Name - City - DOB - DOD - Rank Eugene Waldo - Dowagiac - . . . Map (db m75408) WM
4Michigan (Cass County), Cassopolis — Cassopolis Veterans Memorial
In Memoriam Veterans Of All Wars Erected By Citizens of Cassopolis 1934Map (db m78174) WM
5Michigan (Cass County), Cassopolis — L1352 — Chain Lake Baptist Church and Cemetery
In the 1830s southern runaway slaves bound for freedom in Canada came into Michigan near Cassopolis. In 1840, Cass County's Quaker community, which provided a haven for the fugitives, became an integral part of the Underground Railroad. Many free . . . Map (db m64712) HM
6Michigan (Cass County), Cassopolis — 30 — Freedom RoadMichigan Legal Milestone
Beginning in 1829, Penn, Calvin, and Porter townships in Cass County were settled by Quakers who migrated there. Free Blacks also settled there, and both groups lived in harmony. Blacks in Cass County enjoyed many rights, such as the right to own . . . Map (db m79005) HM
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7Michigan (Cass County), Cassopolis — Lewis CassGovernor - General - Grand Master
Born New Hampshire 1782. 18 years Governor of Territory of Michigan (1813-1831). Served Nation thirty years as Senator - Minister to France - Secretary of War - Secretary of State. Visited Zion Lodge No. 1 1812 - later affiliated. Permanent Michigan . . . Map (db m75409) HM
8Michigan (Cass County), Cassopolis — L367 — Newton House
Designed by Christian Haefner in the 1860s, this house belonged to George Newton, a state legislator. The cupola, projecting eaves, and symmetrically grouped windows distinguish its architecture. This building is located in the 580 acre densely . . . Map (db m64730) HM
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2022