By Cullen Smith Holland Vietnam Veteran Stories: “1st Lieutenant David Fetters” The Vietnam War stands as one of the most transformative conflicts in American history, yet one of the most under-researched. An initial search in Hope College’s Joint Archives revealed very little available archival materials on how the war impacted one of West Michigan’s most Read More ...
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Successful businesses and interesting places to visit fill the city of Holland. With a windmill that was brought to the United States from the Netherlands, and the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan along Holland’s western border, many historic and scenic stops line the city.
Holland is rich in art and culture, made up of a diverse population that celebrates not only the Dutch founders of the city but the rich Hispanic and African American culture as well. From Van Raalte to Tulipanes, cultural history has molded Holland into the town we love today.
A community would cease to exist without its members. From veterans to pastors to Hope College professors, Holland has been home to many unique and distinguished people over the years.