The Immigrants - Kollen Park - Holland, Michigan
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N 42° 47.242 W 086° 07.444
16T E 571642 N 4737574
A bronze statue portraying a group of immigrants.
Waymark Code: WMYG40
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 06/12/2018
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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The statue portrays a group of immigrants traveling with Albertus C. Van Raalte from Rotterdam to the United States in 1847 and settling in West Michigan in 1848. The statue created by Dutch sculptor Bert Kievit is a gift from the people of the province of Drenthe in the Netherlands. It commemorates Holland's Sesquicentennial. The statue was unveiled by HRH Princess Margriet of the Netherlands in October 1997.
Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: The Immigrants

Figure Type: Human

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Bert Kievit

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: October 1997

Materials used: Bronze

Location: Kollen Park in Holland, Michigan

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