MCRA Canoer’s Memorial Monument

Information about this years induction ceremony

The 2019 MCRA Canoers Memorial Monument Induction Ceremony

September 22, 2019, 2:00 pm

Ceremony at Monument

Please join family and friends as MCRA honors paddlers whose names will be added to the Canoer’s Memorial Monument overlooking the high banks of the AuSable River near Oscoda. A very special service will be held on Sunday, September 22 at 2 pm. Chairs will be set up under a tent.

More details to follow.

If there are any questions please contact Bob or Lynne.

Bob Bradford, 810-664-8005,
Lynne Witte, 586-201-5695

About the Monument

The Canoer’s Monument was created in 1968 to honor canoe racers and supporters of the AuSable Canoe Marathon.

Here is a link to a list of people currently honored on the Canoer’s Memorial Monument

Visiting the Monument

Click here for driving directions to the Monument via Google Maps

History of the Monument

A History of the MCRA Canoer’s Memorial Monument

by Karen Rouse, Oscoda
Press, February 8, 2006

Nomination Information

The Canoers’ Memorial Monument Committee is accepting
nominations. The annual deadline for nominations is March 15. Details
on requirements and Committee contact information is available on the

Download – Nomination Induction Form (PDF
Format, 356 KB)

If there are any questions please contact Bob or Lynne.

Bob Bradford, 810-338-9805,
Lynne Witte, 586-783-5654,