Name of Historic Site: Dutch in Michigan Informational Designation
Description of Historic Site: February 9, 1847 Rev. Albertus C. VanRaalte and a band of Hollanders founded the City of Holland. Graafschap, Zeeland, Vriesland, and Overisel had been established in two years. The settlers found their first year a hard one as they were not accustomed to clearing forested land and were plagued by illness.
Address: located in Centennial Park, Holland, MI