Monuments and Memorials

Downriver and other Michigan locations

Local Memorials & Memorial Library

Riverview Veterans Memorial Library
14300 Sibley Rd.
Riverview, MI 48193
https://riverviewpubliclibrary.com/

Trenton Veterans Memorial Library
2790 Westfield Rd.
Trenton, MI 48183
https://www.trenton.lib.mi.us/

Melvindale Veterans Memorial
Oakwood Blvd. (East of Elizabeth)
Melvindale, MI 48164

New Boston Veterans Memorial
Huron River Dr & Violet St.
New Boston, MI 48164
https://www.hurontownshiprotary.org/veterans-memorial.html

Woodhaven Veterans Memorial
23101 Hall Rd.
Woodhaven, MI 48183
https://www.woodhavenmi.org/departments/recreation_department/veterans_memorial_brick_program.php

Wyandotte Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Superior Boulevard at Van Alstyne
Wyandotte, MI 48192
http://www.wyandotte.net/community/vietnam_veterans_memorial.php

Vietnam Veterans Memorial – Heck Park
1095 N. Dixie Highway
Monroe, MI 48162
https://www.co.monroe.mi.us/officials_and_departments/departments/parks_and_recreation/heck_park.php
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Heck-Park-Veterans-Memorial-Park/173520869479517

Local Places of Interest

Grosse Ile Airport (Former Naval Air Station)
9601 Groh Rd.
Grosse Ile Township, MI 48138
734-675-0155
http://www.grosseile.com/government/Index/index.php
http://ss.sites.mtu.edu/mhugl/2017/11/17/grosse-ile-naval-air-station/

Newport Naval Air Station Historical Site (on private property)
Levequie Cir
Newport, MI 48166

River Raisin National Battlefield Park Visitor Center
1403 E Elm Ave.
Monroe, MI 48162
734-243-7136
https://www.nps.gov/rira/index.htm
https://www.facebook.com/RiverRaisinNPS/

Local Museums

Dearborn Historical Museum Commandant’s Quarters
21950 Michigan Ave.
Dearborn, MI 48124
313-565-3000
https://thedhm.com/the-detroit-arsenal-in-dearborn/
https://www.facebook.com/DearbornCQ/

Vietnam Veteran Historical Museum
1095 North Dixie Highway Norman Heck Park
Monroe, MI 48165
734-240-7780
https://www.michigan.org/property/vietnam-veterans-historical-museum

Taylor Veterans Museum
23555 Goddard Rd.
Taylor, MI 48180
http://www.cityoftaylor.com/408/Taylor-Veterans-Museum

Yankee Air Museum
47884 D St.
Belleville, MI 48111
734-483-4030
http://yankeeairmuseum.org/

Local Cemeteries

Oak Ridge Cemetery  (Also Known as Mount Hope and Vreeland Cemetery)
23723 Telegraph Rd.
Brownstown, MI 48134
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Oak-Ridge-Cemetery/120842871262987

Oakwood Cemetery  (Also Known as Wyandotte Cemetery)
Ford Avenue, East of Biddle Ave.
Wyandotte, MI 48192
https://wyandotteoakwoodcemetery.org/

Nonlocal Veterans Cemeteries

Fort Custer National Cemetery – Augusta
15501 Dickman Rd.
Augusta, MI 49012
269-731-4164
https://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/ftcuster.asp

Great Lakes National Cemetery
4200 Belford Rd.
Holly, MI 48442
248-328-0386
https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/greatlakes.asp

Places of Interest Outside of the Downriver Area

Grand Traverse Area Veterans Memorial – Traverse City
Eleventh Street & Elmwood Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49696
http://www.gtavc.org/memorial/

Fort Custer National Cemetery – Augusta
15501 Dickman Rd.
Augusta, MI 49012
https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/ftcuster.asp
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Custer-National-Cemetery/103104089730474

Veterans Memorial Park – Grand Rapids
101 E. Pulton NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
https://www.friendsofgrparks.org/parks/find-a-park/veterans-memorial-park/

Plainwell Veterans Memorial – Plainwell
Sherwood Park
Plainwell, MI 49080
http://www.plainwell.org/Community/Veteran-s-Memorial.aspx
https://www.facebook.com/FriendsOfTheGreaterPlainwellVeteransMemorial

Veterans Memorial Park – Muskegon
Causeway, East End of Muskegon Lake
https://www.muskegon-mi.gov/departments/parks/veterans-memorial/

Brighton Veterans Memorial – Brighton
E Main St & Van Buren St.
Brighton, MI 48114
http://www.brightonveteransmemorial.info/
https://www.facebook.com/Brighton-Veterans-Memorial-Official-1472462322965254/

Great Lakes National Cemetery – Holly
4200 Belford Rd.
Holly, MI 48442
https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/greatlakes.asp

Escanaba Park (U.S. Coast Guard Memorial) – Grand Haven
679 Harbor Dr.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
https://www.grandhaven.org/visitors/parks/escanaba-park/
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Grand-Haven-Escanaba-Memorial-Park/326942974416993

Michigan Vietnam Memorial Island Park – Mt. Pleasant
331 N. Main St.
Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

Withington Park – Jackson
410 W Michigan Ave
Jackson, MI 49201

Unknown Soldier sculpture – Alpena
491 Johnson St.
Alpena, MI 49707

Air Zoo Aerospace & Science Museum – Kalamazoo
6151 Portage Rd.
Portage, MI 49002
https://www.airzoo.org/

Vietnam Veterans Memorial – Ypsilanti
7200 S Huron River Dr.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Washtenaw-County-Vietnam-Veterans-Memorial/371686889602715

 

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