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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Sweet's Hotel on Canal St.

Sweet's Hotel on Canal St.

Schuyler C. Baldwin - 1870s

Looking north on Canal Street (later a continuation of Monroe) from the corner of Pearl Street, Sweet's Hotel is at the far left and the Lovett Block is on the far right. A gas street light stands on each corner. Several horse-drawn carriages are parked on both sides of Canal St. A horse-drawn streetcar is visible in the center of the photo


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TitleSweet's Hotel on Canal St.
CreatorSchuyler C. Baldwin

Title by cataloger. From a collection of photographs depicting early Grand Rapids, previously owned by Charles E. Belknap, author of "The Yesterdays of Grand Rapids" and longtime resident of the city.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
CollectionThomas R. Dilley

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