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6 edition of History of the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan ... found in the catalog.

History of the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan ...

Albert Baxter

History of the city of Grand Rapids, Michigan ...

(With an appendix--History of Lowell, Michigan)

by Albert Baxter

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Published by Munsell & company in New York, Grand Rapids .
Written in English

  • Grand Rapids (Mich.),
  • Lowell (Mich.)
    • Subjects:
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.) -- History.,
    • Grand Rapids (Mich.) -- Biography.,
    • Lowell (Mich.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Albert Baxter.
      LC ClassificationsF574.G7 B3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 854 p., 1l.
      Number of Pages854
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6904044M
      LC Control Number01007073

      History and Directory of Kent County, Michigan, Containing a History of Each Township and the City of Grand Rapids, Compiled and Published by Dillenback and Leavitt, County History, Directory and Map Publishers, Grand Rapids: Daily Eagle Steam Printing House, New six-story factory, with wholesale and retail showrooms, becomes one of Grand Rapids’ most prominent structures. Salesroom opens in New York City. Berkey & Gay is one of three Grand Rapids companies to win an award for its display at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition.

      Family History Library: Grand Rapids Public Library: Family History Library: Family History Library: Family History Library: Grand Rapids Public Library: Family History Library: Grand Rapids Public Library: Family History Library: Family History Library: ABOUT ArchitectureGrandRapids—Sharing the City’s Architectural History. Architecture Grand Rapids documents the architectural history of the Greater Grand Rapids Metropolitan area. This website includes virtual architectural tours, an architect, building and builder .

        City of Grand Rapids in By this time, the former Pantlind hotel was not only the hottest hotel going in West Michigan, it was ranked “One of the 10 Finest Hotels in America.”Location: Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI , Michigan.   C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “ LCV Cities Tour” in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from June to feature the history and literary life of the community.

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