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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Charlevoix, Michigan

Clickable Map of Charlevoix 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> Charlevoix County, MI (42) Antrim County, MI (17) Cheboygan County, MI (84) Emmet County, MI (110) Leelanau County, MI (22) Mackinac County, MI (95) Otsego County, MI (17) Schoolcraft County, MI (9)  CharlevoixCounty(42) Charlevoix County (42)  AntrimCounty(17) Antrim County (17)  CheboyganCounty(84) Cheboygan County (84)  EmmetCounty(110) Emmet County (110)  LeelanauCounty(22) Leelanau County (22)  MackinacCounty(95) Mackinac County (95)  OtsegoCounty(17) Otsego County (17)  SchoolcraftCounty(9) Schoolcraft County (9)
Charlevoix is the county seat for Charlevoix County
Charlevoix is in Charlevoix County
      Charlevoix County (42)  
      Antrim County (17)  
      Cheboygan County (84)  
      Emmet County (110)  
      Leelanau County (22)  
      Mackinac County (95)  
      Otsego County (17)  
      Schoolcraft County (9)  
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1 Michigan, Charlevoix County, Charlevoix — 103 Main Street (now Park Avenue)
This was the address of Amos Fox from the late Eighteen Seventies until the late Eighteen Nineties. Mr. Fox was a pioneer business man of Charlevoix. He and his partner, Hiram Rose, built the wooden dock that ships on Lake Michigan used before a . . . Map (db m215864) HM
2 Michigan, Charlevoix County, Charlevoix — Battle of "Pine River"
. . . Map (db m98097) HM
3 Michigan, Charlevoix County, Charlevoix — Benjamin S. Gill, EMC USN4/20/17 - 2/24/90 — In Memory Of Our Valued Shipmate —
He survived the sinking of USS Perch (SS-176) and more than 3 years as a Japanese prisoner of war during World War II He was a native of Charlevoix and was instrumental in building and maintaining this MemorialMap (db m98059) HM WM
4 Michigan, Charlevoix County, Charlevoix — Big Rock Point Nuclear Power Plant Flag Pole
This flagpole once stood at the site of Consumers Energy's Big Rock Point Nuclear Plant, about 4.5 miles northwest of Charlevoix off of U.S. 31. The plant set several industry records throughout its operating life from 1962 to 1997 and was named a . . . Map (db m98098) HM
5 Michigan, Charlevoix County, Charlevoix — Charlevoix's World's Largest Cherry Pie
The pie crust measured from 14 feet, 4 inches in diameter, 2 feet deep and weighing a total of 7 tons. A total of 1,730 lbs. for the pie crust 850 lbs. of flour 325 lbs. of water 15 lbs. of salt 110 lbs. of milk 375 lbs. of shortening 55 . . . Map (db m154653) HM
6 Michigan, Charlevoix County, Charlevoix — 3 — Fishing and Lumbering - Round Lake, North Shore / Bridge Park and Bridge Street
Fishing and Lumbering - Round Lake, North Shore Tug Loaded with Lake Trout ca. 1900 When Charlevoix was permanently settled in 1854, Lake Michigan teemed with millions of tons of fish, called "finny . . . Map (db m215844) HM
7 Michigan, Charlevoix County, Charlevoix — Odmark Band Pavilion
Clarence "Odie" Odmark Charlevoix Band Director 1946 - 1975 "The music that resonated throughout my life, Now resounds from my spirit."Map (db m98090) HM
8 Michigan, Charlevoix County, Charlevoix — Still On Patrol
U.S. Navy Submarines paid heavily for their success in World War II. A total of 374 officers and 3131 men are on board these 52 submarines still on "patrol" Albacore · Amberjack · Argonaut · Barbel · Bonefish · Bullhead · . . . Map (db m98057) HM WM
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9 Michigan, Charlevoix County, Charlevoix — L1930 — The First Congregational ChurchRegistered Michigan Historic Site
The First Congregational Church was formed in 1882. Members purchased this lot in 1883, and the building was completed in 1885. Church women held social fundraisers to help finance its cost. The building features rare Stick style motifs. The . . . Map (db m98093) HM
10 Michigan, Charlevoix County, Charlevoix — The Harsha House MuseumDiscover Charlevoix's History
[Excerpted historical photo captions read] Round Lake Harbor, 1950s Shuffleboard Courts in East Park, 1940s First Waterfront Art Fair, 1959 North American in Round Lake, 1950sMap (db m98031) HM
11 Michigan, Charlevoix County, Charlevoix — 4 — The Lower Channel Bridges
1859-1864 Bridge #1 Built wide enough for two pedestrians to pass, this wooden structure was four feet across and two feet above the water, with removable planks in the middle. If someone wasn't nearby to help, those in a boat . . . Map (db m215863) HM
12 Michigan, Charlevoix County, Charlevoix — USS Escolar (SS 294) MemorialOctober 17, 1944 — CDR W.J. [William John] Millican —
We the US Submarine Veterans of WWII Michigan Chapter proudly dedicate this memorial to the gallant men of the USS Escolar (SS294) Lost by enemy action on or about 17 October 1944 while on her first patrol with the loss of her . . . Map (db m98060) HM WM
13 Michigan, Charlevoix County, Charlevoix — Wharfside Building and Park Acquisition
Wharfside Building Acquisition The 2002 purchase of the Wharfside Building (formerly known as Neff Brothers Quality Food Store) culminated the City of Charlevoix's one hundred and six year dedicated effort to purchase properties along the . . . Map (db m98056) HM
14 Michigan, Charlevoix County, Charlevoix, Hayes Township — L26 — Greensky Hill Mission
Here in the 1840's the Chippewa Indian missionary, Peter Greensky, established a Protestant mission in an area where legend says Indian chiefs once held their councils. New trees have been planted in an arrangement similar to that of the trees that . . . Map (db m215921) HM
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Dec. 9, 2023