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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

Centennial Arch, West Bridge St.

Centennial Arch, West Bridge St.

L. V. Moulton - 1876

Looking west, the centennial arch spans West Bridge St. and a woman and child cross the street where the trolley tracks run down the middle. Two large flags fly from rooftops, a horse and wagon are at the left of the print, and young trees line the street.


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TitleCentennial Arch, West Bridge St.
CreatorL. V. Moulton

Title from print. This view of West Bridge St. show the district rebuilt after the great fire of June 19, 1875, just a year earlier and is an engraving probably based on a photograph by L.V. Moulton. See the photograph, "Centennial Arch on West Bridge Street" for the comparison.

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

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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