Stuart's Landing Dedication, Sound Recording

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Title

Stuart's Landing Dedication, Sound Recording

Subject

Dedications
Public lands--Michigan
Stuart, Alfred P.

Description

Digitized copy of a cassette tape recording of the dedication ceremony for Stuart's Landing in Marshall, Michigan. The park is located on Homer Road, opposite Hudson Street and Oakridge Cemetery.

The dedication took place on August 25, 1991. The park was a gift to the city in memory of Alfred P. Stuart, from his wife Frances and children Peter, Mark, Amy, and Deborah. The park was developed using funds from the Marshall Civic Foundation, the Cronin Foundation, the Marshall Rotary Foundation, and private donors. It was designed by Geoff Moffat.

Speakers at the dedication (and on the recording) included:
Otis Myers
Roger Graves (Police Chief; Rotary Foundation)
John Collins (Marshall Historical Society)
Hans Schuler
Morris Stulberg (Marshall Civic Foundation)

Transcript:

Side One
0:00-1:15 - Otis Myers
1:15-3:09 - letter from Will Reyer to Frances Stuart
3:10-8:37 - Otis Myers
9:19-11:55 - Roger Graves
11:55-17:40 - John Collins
17:40-21:42 - Hans Schuler
21:45-28:05 - Morris Stulberg
28:10-29:22 - Otis Myers

Side Two
0:00-2:48 - Recognitions

Trains and airplanes can be heard throughout the recording.

Information was gathered from an article in the August 26, 1991 edition of the Marshall Chronicle, titled "Stuart's Landing dedicated at Mill Pond" and written by James Moses.

The cassette tape was generously loaned to Marshall District Library by Mark Stuart, for purposes of digitization and inclusion in the MDL Archive.

Source

Privately owned cassette tapes, loaned by the Stuart family to MDL for digitization.

Date

1991-08-25

Contributor

Stuart, Mark
Stuart, Alfred P.
Myers, Otis
Reyer, Will
Graves, Roger
Collins, John
Schuler, Hans
Stulberg, Morris

Format

audio/mp3

Language

English

Type

Sound

Identifier

MDL.LH.007.001

Coverage

Marshall (Mich.)

Sound Item Type Metadata

Original Format

cassette tape

Duration

00:29:22
00:02:48

Citation

“Stuart's Landing Dedication, Sound Recording,” Marshall Digital Archive, accessed September 28, 2022, https://yourmdl.org/archive/items/show/211.

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