2013 : Camp Grayling Celebrates 100th Anniversary

July 20, 2018 all-day

Camp Grayling entrance photo

Founded in 1913 on a land grant from Grayling lumber baron Rasmus Hanson to the State of Michigan for the purpose of military training – Camp Grayling now spans 147,000 acres in Crawford, Kalkaska, and Otsego counties and has become one of the nation’s leading combined arms, full spectrum, four season training facilities.

Thanks to the Camp Grayling Historical Society, for one day only, Saturday, July 20th, 2013, top military dignitaries, Michigan elected officials, and the public will join more than 4,000 active Michigan service men and women – to celebrate the 100th anniversary of one of the premier military installations in the United States.

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Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center

Francis X. Donnelly, “National Guard facility marks its centennial”, Detroit News, July 20, 2013.

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