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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Holly, Michigan

 
Clickable Map of Oakland 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 Oakland County, MI (463) Genesee County, MI (156) Lapeer County, MI (41) Livingston County, MI (67) Macomb County, MI (149) Washtenaw County, MI (326) Wayne County, MI (566)  OaklandCounty(463) Oakland County (463)  GeneseeCounty(156) Genesee County (156)  LapeerCounty(41) Lapeer County (41)  LivingstonCounty(67) Livingston County (67)  MacombCounty(149) Macomb County (149)  WashtenawCounty(326) Washtenaw County (326)  WayneCounty(566) Wayne County (566)
Pontiac is the county seat for Oakland County
Holly is in Oakland County
      Oakland County (463)  
ADJACENT TO OAKLAND COUNTY
      Genesee County (156)  
      Lapeer County (41)  
      Livingston County (67)  
      Macomb County (149)  
      Washtenaw County (326)  
      Wayne County (566)  
 
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1 Michigan, Oakland County, Holly — L0602 — Battle Alley
This historic district was once the scene of frequent brawls. In 1880, an uproar between local rowdies and workers of a traveling circus rendered so many bruised, beaten, and jailed, that this street was thus named "Battle Alley." Carry A. Nation, . . . Map (db m34527) HM
2 Michigan, Oakland County, Holly — L0832 — Crapo Park
Henry Howland Crapo (1804-1869)--wealthy lumberman, Republican, state senator (1863-64) and governor of Michigan (1865-68)--owned prosperous lumberyards in Holly, Fenton and Flint. Lumber and railroads were essential elements in the development of . . . Map (db m34494) HM
3 Michigan, Oakland County, Holly — L1261 — Holly's Town Hall
Holly's Town Hall has been a center of community activity since it was built in 1892. Holly Township in Oakland County was formally organized in 1838, and the Village of Holly was incorporated in 1865. The two local governments decided to join . . . Map (db m34541) HM
4 Michigan, Oakland County, Holly — This is the Site of the Holly Milling Co.1845-1910 — A Look Back At What Once Was —
Beginnings of a Settlement Settlers were attracted to the southern end of Holly because of the Shiawassee River. In the early 1820's, Ira C. Alger arrived to establish the first settlement. In 1843, Alger dammed the river at the border of . . . Map (db m142293) HM
5 Michigan, Oakland County, Holly, Holly Township — AMVETS Veterans Memorial
AMVETS National Service Foundation and AMVETS Department of Michigan dedicated this carillon as a living memorial to America's veterans who served their country honorably for the cause of freedom Great Lakes National Cemetery Holly, Michigan . . . Map (db m217552) WM
6 Michigan, Oakland County, Holly, Holly Township — Armenian American Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women who have served their countryMap (db m217556) WM
7 Michigan, Oakland County, Holly, Holly Township — Great Lakes National Cemetery Grave of the Unknown Memorial
The markers in this memorial area honor veterans whose remains have not been recovered or identified, were buried at sea, donated to science, or cremated and the ashes scattered.Map (db m217551) WM
8 Michigan, Oakland County, Holly, Holly Township — Marine Memorial
Dedicated in memory of all marines, FMF corpsman and chaplains whose dedication, patriotism and self sacrifice helped to ensure freedom for all May they rest in peace "Uncommon valor was a common virtue" -Adm. Chester A. Nimitz March . . . Map (db m217557) WM
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9 Michigan, Oakland County, Holly, Holly Township — Pearl Harbor Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women in the military who served their country on 7 December 1941, at 7:55 A.M., "the day of infamy" on the island of Oahu, HawaiiMap (db m217553) WM
10 Michigan, Oakland County, Holly, Holly Township — Polish Legion Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to those who made the supreme sacrifice Wieczny odpoczynek racz im dac panie Unity with heritageMap (db m217555) WM
 
 
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Apr. 22, 2024