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Category: Monument

Three Rivers, MI Bowman Memorial Park

Bowman Park is a memorial park in Three Rivers, Michigan where it holds the location for a Colonial Sun Dial which was erected by the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) for the memorial of Three Rivers’ first settlers. Which…

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Colonel Demus T. Craw Medal of Honor Memorial

Header image, above, property of 7&4 News (http://www.mohcraw.com/images/monument.jpg) More than half a century after his death, a Medal of Honor recipient was honored for his valiant sacrifice. Born on April 9, 1900, Colonel Demus T. Craw grew up in Long…

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The Battle of Stillman’s Run Monument

The monument and graves of the Battle of Stillman’s Run sits at the surrender site of the Battle of Sitillman’s Run in current Stillman Valley Illinois. This monument was constructed in memory of the soldiers that lost their lives in…

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Battle of Sugar Point Historical Marker

“The Indians were prompted to their outbreak by the wrongs committed against them and chafed under unfair treatment. They now will go back to their homes and live peaceably if the whites will treat them fairly, which is very likely,…

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1st Regiment of Michigan Engineers

  This article will explain the history and impact of the 1st regiment of Michigan engineers had on the Civil War. The Michigan Engineers were a volunteer regiment from west and central Michigan. They were involved in the battles of the…

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A Cold War Tragedy: B-52C Crash In January 1971

On January 7, 1971 a fireball erupted over the Little Traverse Bay caused by the crash of a Boeing B-52 Model C.  Along with the fireball, a sonic boom carried the remembrance of “Hiram 16”, the call sign for the…

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Camp Release State Monument

(photo by McGhiever, used with permission)   Camp Release State Monument The Dakota War of 1862 is a defining point in Minnesota history, due to the expansion achieved and the clear message that was sent as a result of the…

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Memorial to the Michigan Polar Bears

In mid October 1918,  99 years ago, American soldiers of the 85th Infantry Division were in the far north of Russia, near Kodish, settling in after a joint attack alongside British and Canadian forces to drive off Bolshevik ‘Red’ forces that…

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General Custer: Causes of Little Bighorn Defeat

George Armstrong Custer was a prominent figure in this US military during the Civil War, up until his downfall at Little Bighorn. From his time as a child in Michigan, to graduating West Point, and all his battles through the…

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Upper Peninsula Veteran’s Memorial

A Veteran’s Memorial is a way to remember our fallen allies whom have served in some form of war (Danto). There are hundreds of these memorials Scattered throughout the world and all of them pay tribute to the lives of…

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