Dewey Hill, Grand Haven

Date Created
1933
Dimensions
14 1/16 in. x 17 1/16 in.
CR Number
MILW970
Signature
Signed: M. Alten lower right
Signature Details
Dewey Hill, so named for U.S, Naval Admiral George Dewey, is seen in the background across the Grand River channel. In 1941, trees and beach grass were planted on the hill in order to prevent further erosion. The vegetation stopped the hill's heavily shifting sands that had threatened to blow into the channel and inundate Grand Haven's downtown district.
Provenance

Private collection

With Perception

Larry Fill Sale, Grand Rapids, May 19, 2015

Subjects
Landscapewater
Michigan