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Centennial Heights, Michigan: Stone Boat No. 2

Very similar to the U.S.S. Kearsarge: Ship of Stones in Kearsarge, and probably also built in the 1930s as a WPA project.

Address:
Jefferson St., Centennial Heights, MI
Directions:
Just north of Calumet, on the northeast corner of Jefferson and 1st St.
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Stone Boat No. 2

This stone boat is in a small community park about a mile and a half from the much better known one on US-41. There was also a third boat, much more prominent than the others, which succumbed to road widening 60+ years ago. And there was also a stone airplane that no one can remember, but photos of it exist.

[Lyle R Laylin, 04/24/2023]

Clearly someone in this part of Michigan once had spare time, a supply of rocks, and the desire to turn them into lumpy modes of transportation.


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In the region:
Singing Sands Beach, Bete Gris, MI - 24 mi.

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