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Monuments

There are many military monuments throughout the great lakes.  Here is what we are writing about lately.

  • F-84F Thunderstreak at Delta County Airport hjhancocF-84F Thunderstreak at Delta County Airport F-84F Thunderstreak sitting atop its mounts at the entrance to the Delta County Airport (From Aerial Visuals) The F-84F Thunderstreak was a fighter-bomber produced in the post WWII period that saw ...
  • Lake Bluff Park WW1 Memorial namorausLake Bluff Park WW1 Memorial Lake Bluff Park is a cozy little sidewalk overlooking Lake Michigan, located in downtown St. Joseph, Michigan.   It also has many memorials ranging from World War 1 all ...
  • 26th Michigan Volunteer Infantry John Bradley26th Michigan Volunteer Infantry The 26th Michigan Infantry was not only involved in two of the most crucial battles of the Civil War, but received a front row seat to the final moments of ...
  • Fighting Falcon D-Day Glider ipjagerFighting Falcon D-Day Glider The wrecked glider, 1944(Fighting Falcon Website) Gliders played a major role in the invasion of Europe in World War Two. This is the story of how a small Michigan town became ...
  • Red Arrow Park, Marinette Wisconsin wpstromiRed Arrow Park, Marinette Wisconsin Red Arrow Park is a memorial park and beach located in Marinette Wisconsin on the coast of Green Bay. The Park was named in 1945 in honor of the Marinette ...
  • Wood Lake Battlefield Monument Trent CarlsonWood Lake Battlefield Monument The Monument at Wood Lake (TripAdvisor)          In the latter stages of the Dakota War of 1862, Minnesotan members of the United States military were in pursuit of the native ...
  • Douglass Houghton Falls Veterans Memorial Park Katie CruickshankDouglass Houghton Falls Veterans Memorial Park Douglass Houghton Falls (SummitPost) Halfway between Calumet and Lake Linden, just off M-26, lie the Douglass Houghton Falls. The waterfall is the tallest in Michigan at 110 feet. Once a popular hiking destination, the ...
  • Iron Range Veterans Digital Memorial Dairion HartshornIron Range Veterans Digital Memorial Iron Range Veterans Digital Memorial(from https://www.mndiscoverycenter.com/ ) The Iron Range Veteran’s Digital Memorial is a place to honor the service of veterans from communities along Minnesota’s Mesabi Range. This memorial is more ...
  • Triumph Through Diversity: How the War of 1812 Hel… txwoodcoTriumph Through Diversity: How the War of 1812 Helped Define Canadian Identity A monument to Canada’s formative experience during the War of 1812 Triumph Through Diversity, pictured from the front (hghgranite.com) Triumph Through Diversity is a monument commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812’s ...
  • Michigan WWII Monument slblalocMichigan WWII Monument Michigan WWII Monument(michiganww2memorial.org) Honor Flight Michigan thought it was a good idea to take World War II veterans from Michigan to Washington D.C so they could see their national memorial. ...
  • Grand Army of the Republic Building Kelton CzyzioGrand Army of the Republic Building Grand Army of the Republic Building(From Detroithistorical.org) Constructed in 1899, the Grand Army of the Republic Building in Detroit Michigan commemorates the heroes who fought in the United States of America’s ...
  • Lady Be Good – Monument, Lake Linden, MI Richard Juntunen Lady Be Good Monument, Lake Linden Michigan. (http://www.futilitycloset.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/2015-01-19-podcast-episode-42-the-balmis-expedition-using-orphans-to-combat-smallpox-3.jpg) Introduction: In a little town in Upper Michigan, named Lake Linden, there is a monument for a plane from World War Two. At the ...
  • The Indian Creek Massacre 1832 Tommy LuccaThe Indian Creek Massacre 1832 Indian Creek Massacre Monument Earlville, Illinois(lasallecounty.org) The Indian Creek Massacre was an incident that took place on May 21st, 1832 during the Blackhawk Wars in a town called Earlville, Illinois. ...
  • USS Kearsarge Monument tgnicholUSS Kearsarge  Monument The Civil War ship USS Kearsarge departing from port. (Wikimedia) The Civil War ship, the USS Kearsarge plays a key role in the rich history of the Copper Country.  Kearsarge, Michigan ...
  • The Highground Veteran’s Memorial: The Korean War … rvrollinThe Highground Veteran’s Memorial: The Korean War Monument The Highground(from Wisconsin Historical Markers) The Korean War, often referred to as the “Forgotten War”, is a war that broke out during the 1950’s . This war came about because of the Cold ...