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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Sanborn Insurance Map
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Sanborn Insurance Map

Sanborn Co. - 1895 (amended 1906)

A portion of the amended 1895 map showing an area on the west bank of the Grand River along S. Front St. just south of the Pere Marquette Railroad Bridge. Two small rectangles near the edge of the river are labeled "Boat Ho's" indicating boat houses.


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TitleSanborn Insurance Map
CreatorSanborn Co.
Date1895 (amended 1906)

Title from document. The boat houses were used during the construction of the sternwheeler steamboats the "Grand" and the "Rapids" in 1905.

CollectionCommunity Archives and Research Center (CARC)

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InstitutionCommunity Archives and Research Center (CARC)

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