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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

1831 Survey East of Grand River
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1831 Survey East of Grand River

US Government - 1831

A portion of Township 7 North, Range 11 West from the government survey map of February 1831. In the lower right corner are what will become Fisk Lake and Reeds Lake. The Detroit & Milwaukee Railroad line continues across running east/west. Sections 19 and 30 on the left of the map become Grand Rapids Township, part of the original city of Grand Rapids along with Walker Township.


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Title1831 Survey East of Grand River
CreatorUS Government
FormatDigital image downloaded from the Bureau of Land Management web site.

Title by cataloger. The Detroit & Milwaukee RR did not exist when the map was drawn and would have been added later. It began in 1858.

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