Camp Grayling

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Camp Grayling (1913-Present) - A Michigan National Guard camp established in 1913 in Crawford County, Michigan. Active Michigan National Guard training camp.

Camp Grayling Memorial Area
Camp Grayling Marker
Camp Grayling Historic 1917 Officer's Club

Camp Grayling History

Established in 1913 on a land grant from Grayling lumber baron Rasmus Hanson to the State of Michigan for military training. The post encompasses some 147,000 acres in three counties, Crawford County, Kalkaska County and Otsego County.

During World War I the camp was used as a mobilization center and during World War II it was used as an infantry training center.

Current Status

Active military installation, Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center, Crawford County, Michigan. Currently used as a regional National Guard training center for National Guard units from Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio, as well as regular Army and Reserve units. Facilities include nearby Grayling Army Airfield.

USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) Database Entry: 622579

Location: Camp Grayling Joint Maneuver Training Center near Grayling, Crawford County, Michigan.

Maps & Images

Lat: 44.63478 Long: -84.77265



Visited: 24 Aug 2013

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