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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

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Germania Hall

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Germania Hall

J. Bayne - 1886

The date, 1886, and name, Germania Hall, are at the top of the building. Arched windows are on either side of the central entrance which has a small wrought iron balcony above. A telephone pole stands at the front of the building.


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TitleGermania Hall
CreatorJ. Bayne

Title with photograph. Germania Hall, located at N. Front St. opposite 1st St., was a social and sports club founded by the local German community. They were common in cities with large German populations.

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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