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Christmas Cove (south view)

Submitted by Christine Johnson, Holt on 9/11/08

My grandparents (Harold & Marie Bahlke) bought land at Christmas Cove in 1968/69 and my grandfather built the family cedar cottage there. I have been going up my whole life and it is extremely precious to me (and the rest of my family). The peninsula will always be cherished and a part of our lives. I’ve included three pictures, but of course have hundreds more! Thanks for all the work you folks do to protect the peninsula!

— Christine Johnson, Holt & Christmas Cove, MI

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