City approves Duncan Park Preservation Fund

Grand Haven City Council took action Oct. 7 to set up a preservation fund, which could help cover the legal fees in a lawsuit on Duncan Memorial Park. The park was gifted to the city, but a Grand Rapids attorney is fighting that ownership.

For more than 100 years, families have hiked through and played on property previously owned and gifted to the city by Martha Duncan as a public park.

At last week’s meeting, the Grand Haven City Council took action that creates a fund designed to protect the area in an ongoing legal dispute with an attorney representing Duncan’s alleged descendants.

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Cathy S

I certainly want to keep Duncan Park for all to visit. How can I make a donation?


I would suggest contacting the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation.

One South Harbor Drive

Grand Haven, MI 49417

Phone: 616-842-6378


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