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Fort Custer National Cemetery

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The National Cemetery site is a 770-acre portion of Fort Custer. Located six miles west of Battle Creek in south central Michigan, Camp Custer was established in 1917 as part of the military mobilization effort for World War I. During World War II the military reservation included 14,000 acres of land and served as an important U.S. Army training base. Established with the first interment on September 18, 1943.

Location: 15501 Dickman Rd., Augusta Michigan Telephone 616-731-4164

Other History nearby:
(Holland) Dutch Village
(Augusta) Fort Custer National Cemetery
(Augusta) Fort Custter
(Hastings) Historic Charlton Park Village & Museum
(Marshall) Honolulu House
(Kalamazoo) Kalamazoo Valley Museum

10/18 Coming to The Augusta area
Redbud Trail Rendezvous Rochester IN April27-28 See living history of frontier Midwest America, historic camps, music and dance of the period, traditional crafts, food cooked over wood fires, blanket trading, tomahawk and muzzle-loading shooting contests. The village has 40 wooden booths, traditional crafts, blanket trading and muzzle loading shooting matches.
Tri-state Bluegrass Festival Kendallville IN May24-27 The goal that the board of directors has tried to achieve at these festivals is to provide high quality and a variety of entertainment in a family oriented atmosphere that encourages jamming.
Mentone Egg Festival Mentone IN May30-June1 The three-day event features entertainment, games, food, a parade in the downtown area, a play area for kids, and a huge car, truck, motorcycle and tractor show. All entertainment events are free. Flea markets and crafters line the main street in our downtown.
New Haven Canal Days Festival New Haven IN June4-8 The NHCD Festival Committee, which consists of a team of dedicated volunteers, community leaders, civic organizations, businesses, churches, and residents, have been working hard all year long to bring quality events to our community that will entertain the entire family.
Willkommen zum Germanfest Fort Wayne IN June2-9 Festival events located throughout Fort Wayne, Allen County, and northeast Indiana.
Wakarusa Bluegrass Festival Wakarusa IN June7-9 This is also a free event, and a free-will offering will also help support this event.