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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Centennial Arch, 1876

Centennial Arch, 1876


An arch spans West Bridge Street and another can be seen in the distance. Horse drawn carriages appear to be in a parade as people watch from the roofs of several buildings. People are on the sidewalks, and three women in the lower left are dressed in white. Swags and wreaths decorate the building on the far right, a large flag hangs at center left, and another flag is on the roof of the building second from the right.


Full Details

TitleCentennial Arch, 1876
FormatStereopticon image 3 1/2 X 3 1/2 in

Title by photographer. Image is half of a stereopticon card which contains two identical images.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
CollectionGrand Rapids History and Special Collections, Photograph Archives

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives, Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids, MI

InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Library
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids Public Library, Main Branch

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