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War Dog Memorial - Happy Hunting Grounds Memorial Park, April 1955

War Dog Memorial - Happy Hunting Grounds Memorial Park, April 1955 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, April 12, 1955
Caption
BRAVE WAR DOGS HONORED: Shown above is the monument erected in honor of famed dogs who served U. S. Armies in World War I and II, in the Happy Hunting Grounds Memorial Park, three miles northeast of South Lyon. Within the 26-acre plot of ground are buried more than 4,000 famous and beloved pets.

War Dog Memorial - Happy Hunting Grounds Memorial Park, December 1963

War Dog Memorial - Happy Hunting Grounds Memorial Park, December 1963 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 27, 1963
Caption
AMONG THE LARGEST: This 18-ton granite monument at The Happy Hunting Ground Memorial Park for Pets near South Lyon is reputed to be one of the largest single pieces of monument stone in Michigan. In front of the memorial rests "Platoon Sergeant Sparks," a dog that served three years in the Pacific Theater during World War II and received seven citations, three personally by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The dog was alive and present when the monument was dedicated in 1946.

The Grave Of Gay Boy, Hildy, & Trinket - Pets Of The C. J. Hyde Family - Happy Hunting Grounds Memorial Park, December 1963

The Grave Of Gay Boy, Hildy, & Trinket - Pets Of The C. J. Hyde Family - Happy Hunting Grounds Memorial Park, December 1963 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 27, 1963
Caption
DECORATED FOR THE SEASON: Many people decorate the graves of their pets with floral arrangements appropriate for the holiday season.

The Grave Of Poochie & Tommy - Happy Hunting Grounds Memorial Park, December 1963

The Grave Of Poochie & Tommy - Happy Hunting Grounds Memorial Park, December 1963 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 27, 1963
Caption
TO PRESERVE THEIR MEMORY: The affection many people hold for their pets is indicated by this monument. The prices of monuments vary from $50 to $500.