Most People In Michigan Don’t Know About Camp Lakewood, An Old German POW Camp

Did you know that over the course of WWII over 400,000 members of the German military were kept in the United States as prisoners of war? One of these POW camps was right here in the Great Lake State and you can still see some of the remains today. If you love finding little-known abandoned spots in Michigan, you’ll enjoy exploring this overgrown former POW camp in Allegan, Michigan.

For even more local history, visit the Allegan County Heritage Trail website for locations and a map. Would you explore this interesting roadside spot? Let us know in the comments! If you’re a WWII history buff, you have to Stay Overnight On An Old WWII Submarine Right Here In Michigan.

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