Oak Grove Cemetery
Veteran's Burial Plot
The Rodman Gun is mounted on concert in the veteran’s burial plot on the west center side of the cemetery overlooking Lake Michigan. This is a sister cannon to the one located in Boyne City. It is an 8 inch Rodman Gun, Pattern 1861. It was the 27th made by the Seyfert McManus & Co. foundry in Reading PA of this class. 184 were cast by all foundries & only 40 survive. The Boyne City gun is # 42 made by the same company.
Civil War, Medal of Honor recipient, John Hyland, USN is buried in this cemetery.
Inspected by G. R. Grieve 12/6/2013
8 Inch Rodman Gun and Flagpole