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William Katerberg
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NEH Summer Institute for Teachers, 2012

West Michigan


Grand Rapids, MichiganCalvin College is located on the outskirts of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Bus service will take you to the historic downtown. A short drive will put you in farm country or charming small towns. And just 30 miles away is the Lake Michigan shoreline with its coastal resort towns and scenic state parks. Search the links below to see all that you can do on your time off.


Grand Rapids

Restaurants, historic sites, museums, local area.


Places of Worship

Christian Churches



Baha'i, Buddhist, Hindu, Sikh, Unitarian


Holland Lighthouse