Come late July, there’s one staple that declares the commencement of the annual Coast Guard Festival – the 17 letters nestled on Dewey Hill that proclaim Grand Haven as “Coast Guard City, USA.”

Grand Haven City Council gave its final approval of this year’s festival just last week while a major facelift to the iconic letters had already been in the works.

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SLGirlOne

It is also time to replace the cross on Dewey hill.

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