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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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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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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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Oakland County Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Oakland County Veterans Memorial is a monument in Oakland Country, Michigan honoring those who served in the Armed Forces during the Vietnam era. The focal point of the memorial is the decommissioned Bell UH-1 Iroquois, a model of helicopter…

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Statue of Black Hawk, Oregon, IL

The Black Hawk Statue, also known as the “Eternal Indian”, stands on bluff overlooking the Rock River, in Lowden state park 5 miles south of Oregon. The vision and initial design of the monument came from Lorado Taft, an accomplished…

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