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Michigan State Fairgrounds

Michigan State Fairgroundszoom
1120 W State Fair Ave
September 5, 1928

Erected to the memory of the officers and men of the Sixteenth Engineers, United States Army and Base Hospital Unit 36, United States Army

Who trained at the Michigan State Fair Grounds and served overseas in the World War, 1917 1918

Erected by the Board of Managers, Michigan State Fair Grounds, in colaboration with the Department of Michigan, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, September 5, 1928. 

This Memorial is lost, it is not at this location.


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